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Table 1 Characteristics of 57 patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

From: The prognostic significance of nutritional status using malnutrition universal screening tool in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis

Characteristics Values
Gender (male/female) 42 (73.7)/15 (26.3)
Age (years) 64.9 ± 20.1
Body mass index (kg/m2) 19.3 ± 2.8
Underlying disease  
  Malignant disease 3 (5.3)
  Diabetes mellitus 8 (14.0)
Presence of hypoxemia on admission 4 (7.0)
Smear positive 50 (87.7)
Radiological findings  
  bilateral involvement 40 (70.2)
  cavitation 21 (36.8)
  effusion 10 (17.5)
Laboratory findings  
  Total Protein (g/dL) 6.6 ± 1.0
  Albumin (g/dL) 3 ± 0.8
  Cholinesterase (U/L) 136.1 ± 77.2
  Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12.0 ± 2.2
  CRP (mg/dL) 6.6 ± 6.0
  1. Data are presented as n (%) or mean ± SD.
  2. TB: tuberculosis.