Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

Clinicoradiological Profile of Lower Lung Field Tuberculosis Cases among Young Adult and Elderly People in a Teaching Hospital of Madhya Pradesh, India

Table 4

Association of different diseases with lower lung field tuberculosis (LLFTB) and non lower lung field tuberculosis (non- LLFTB) patients.

DiseaseLLFTB (%)non- LLFTB (%) valueRR (95% CI)

Diabetes51 (23.7) 92 (4.8%) <0.0014.95 (3.6263 to 6.7652)
HIV22 (10.2%) 38 (2%) <0.0015.17 (3.1193 to 8.5783)
CRF (Non ESRD)22 (10.2) 165 (8.6) 0.411.19 (0.7812 to 1.8167)
End stage Renal Disease8 (3.7) 22 (1.1) 0.0043.25 (1.4645 to 7.2081)
Cancer 14 (6.5) 82 (4.3) 0.131.52 (0.8783 to 2.6331)
Prolonged oral Steroid Therapy16 (7.4) 67 (3.5) 0.0052.13 (1.2599 to 3.6136)
Pregnancy 17 (12.7) 78 (13.6) 0.780.93 (0.5711 to 1.5209)
Cirrhosis12 (5.6) 99 (5.2) 0.791.08 (0.6050 to 1.9388)

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