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Table 1 baseline characteristics of patients (n = 201).

From: Is increasing complexity of algorithms the price for higher accuracy? virtual comparison of three algorithms for tertiary level management of chronic cough in people living with HIV in a low-income country

Age (years) Count %
15-24 22 11
25-34 72 36
35-44 69 34,5
45-54 29 14
55-64 8 4
65-74 1 0,5
sex   
male 82 41
female 119 59
Diagnosis   
TB smear positive 43 21,4
Pneumocystis jirovecii 39 19,4
Pleural TB 25 12,4
Lobar pneumonia 21 10,4
Miliar TB 18 9
Atypical pneumonia 18 9
Kaposi 's sarcoma 7 3,5
Empyema 3 1,5
Pulmonar abscess 3 1,5
Mediastinal adenopathy (ADP) TB 3 1,5
Cavitary TB 2 1
Pericardial TB 2 1
Other diagnosis* 9 4,5
no diagnosis 9 4,5
  1. Other diagnosis: encephalitis, other forms of extra pulmonary TB x 4, (newly diagnosed) heart failure, haemolytic anaemia, pneumothorax, cryptococcal meningitis.