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Table 3 Comorbidities among DM and non-DM patients

From: The prevalence of diabetes among tuberculosis patients in Denmark

Comorbidities Known DM No known DM p-value*
  n % n %  
Total 96 100 1816 100  
Myocardial infarct 6 0.6 361 2.0  < 0.01
Heart failure 12 12.5 30 1.7  < 0.01
Peripheral vascular disease 10 10.4 32 1.8  < 0.01
Cerebral vascular disease 15 15.6 70 3.9  < 0.01
Dementia 0 0.0 5 0.3 1
Chronic pulmonary disease 18 18.8 198 10.9 0.02
Connective tissue disease 8 8.3 57 3.1  < 0.01
Ulcer disease 10 10.4 80 4.4 0.01
Mild liver disease 10 10.4 96 5.3 0.05
Moderate/severe renal disease 0 0.0 36 2.0 0.23
Hemiplegia 0 0.0 5 0.3 1
Tumour 11 11.5 78 4.3  < 0.01
Leukaemia 0 0.0 5 0.3 1
Lymphoma 1 1.0 9 0.5 1
Moderate/severe liver disease 4 4.2 10 0.6  < 0.01
Metastatic/solid tumour 0 0.0 6 0.3 1
AIDS 2 2.1 40 2.2 1
Charlson Comorbidity Score n, (%)      
 0–1 59 6.2 1561 85.9  < 0.01**
 2–3 23 23.9 174 9.6  < 0.01
 4–5 8 8.3 34 1.9  < 0.01
 =  > 6 5 5.2 47 2.6 0.18
  1. *p-value from Chi-square test
  2. **p-value < 0.05 was considered significant, when comparing the percentage of DM patients and no-DM patients stratified by Charlson Comorbidity Score