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Table 2 Demographic data and CD4 characteristics of TB and non TB groups

From: Role of detection of lipoarabinomannan (LAM) in urine for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV patients: Egyptian experience

Characteristic TB group
(N=23)
Non TB group
(N=53)
Test of significance
Age (years)
Mean ± SD
35.43 ± 9.98 36.83 ±9.35 T test
t, −0.585
p value, 0.560
Gender No. (%) No. (%) Fisher’s exact test
p value, 1.00
Male 19 (82.6%) 43 (81.1%)
Female 4 (17.4%) 10 (18.9%)
CD4 (cells/μl)
Median range (Q1-Q3)
159 (93.25-248.25) 154 (90-270.5) Mann-Whitney test
Z, −0.217
p value, 0.828
  1. TB tuberculosis, SD standard deviation, CD4 cluster differentiation