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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of the study population (n = 485)

From: Profiling non-tuberculous mycobacteria in an Asian setting: characteristics and clinical outcomes of hospitalized patients in Singapore

Age (years): median (IQR) 70 (58–82)
Gender (male): n (%) 301 (62.1%)
BMI (kg/m2): median (IQR) 19.4(16.4–23)
Smoking status: n (%)
 Current smoker 95 (19.6%)
 Ex- smoker 94 (19.4%)
 Never 296 (61%)
Previous history of PTB: n (%) 167 (34.4%)
Active PTB: n (%) 3 (0.6%)
Co-morbidities (pulmonary): n (%)
 Bronchiectasis 139 (28.7%)
 COPD 69 (14.2%)
 Asthma 32 (6.6%)
 Pulmonary fibrosis 18 (3.7%)
Co-morbidities (non- pulmonary): n (%)
 Hypertension 156 (32.2%)
 Hyperlipidaemia 125 (25.8%)
 Diabetes mellitus 87 (17.9%)
 Coronary artery disease 63 (12.9%)
 HIV infection 52 (10.7%)
 Psychiatry disorder 38 (7.8%)
 Malignancy 29 (6%)
 Cerebrovascular disease 23 (4.7%)
 Chronic renal impairment 16 (3.3%)
 Rheumatoid arthritis 11 (2.2%)
Prevalence of isolates per 100,000 hospital admissions 511/100,000