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Table 1 Cancer risk in patients with tuberculosis (TB) stratified by patient characteristics

From: Cancer risk in tuberculosis patients in a high endemic area

Characteristics Malignant tumor group
(N = 32,539)
Benign tumor group
(N = 12,916)
P
No % No %
Sex < 0.0001
 Male 12,420 38.17 791 6.12  
 Female 20,119 61.83 12,125 93.88  
Age, years < 0.0001
 Median 55.0 41.4  
 Range 2–99 5–91  
Ethnicity 0.2155
 Han 21,845 67.13 8734 67.62  
 Non-Han 10,694 32.87 4182 32.38  
Tuberculosis < 0.0001
 TB 1776 5.46 175 1.35  
 Non-TB 30,763 94.54 12,741 98.65