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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Hemoptysis requiring bronchial artery embolization in patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease

Characteristics N = 183
Male sex 74 (40.4)
Age at diagnosis, years 63.1 ± 12.7
BMI, kg/m2 20.0 ± 3
Diabetes mellitus 25 (13.7)
Hypertension 47 (25.7)
Antiplatelet or anti-coagulation 21 (11.5)
History of pulmonary tuberculosis 65 (35.5)
Hemoptysis 78 (42.6)
Occurrence of bronchial artery embolization 33 (18.0)
Surgical management of hemoptysis 0 (0)
Radiologic finding of NTM lung diseases
 Nodular bronchiectatic 155 (84.7)
   ≤ 3 lobes 113 (61.7)
   >  3 lobes 42 (23.0)
 Fibrocavitary 28 (15.3)
   ≤ 3 lobes 12 (6.6)
   >  3 lobes 16 (8.7)
Distribution of chest CT
  ≤ 3 lobes 125 (68.3)
  >  3 lobes 58 (31.7)
Follow up duration, months 48.7 ± 37.8
NTM species identified from pulmonary specimens
M. avium 59 (32.2)
M. intracellulare 64 (35.0)
M. abscessus 40 (21.9)
M. kansasii 6 (3.3)
M. fortuitum 2 (1.1)
M. heckeshornense 1(0.5)
M. szulgai 1(0.5)
M. avium + M. intracellulare 2 (1.1)
M. avium + M abscessus 4 (2.2)
M. intracellulare + M. abscessus 3 (1.6)
M. abscessus + M. tuberculosis 1 (0.5)
  1. Results are presented as n (%) or mean ± standard deviation, unless otherwise indicated
  2. BMI body mass index, NTM nontuberculous mycobacteria, CT computed tomography, M. Mycobacterium