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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Association of TLR8 and TLR9 polymorphisms with tuberculosis in a Chinese Han population: a case-control study

  First sample Second sample
TB patients (584) Control (608) P value PTB (209) LTBI (201) HC (204) P value
Age (mean ± SD) 36.68 ± 15.61 37.18 ± 15.68 0.608 38.76 ± 16.97 49.09 ± 15.91 45.71 ± 14.90 < 0.001
Gender
 Males, n 299 302 0.598 107 95 93 0.503
 Females, n 285 306   102 106 111  
 Smokers, n(%) 173 (29.62%) 141 (23.19%) 0.012
  1. Abbreviations: TB tuberculosis, PTB pulmonary tuberculosis, LTBI latent tuberculosis infection, HC healthy control