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Table 1 Background Characteristics of newly diagnosed smear positive tuberculosis patients at the Chest Clinic of the Korle-Bu Teaching hospital in Accra, Ghana, 2017

From: Comparison of neurocognitive changes among newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients with and without dysglycaemia

 FrequencyPercentage
Age (mean ± SD)38.70 ± 13.97 
Sex
 Female3121.20
 Male11578.80
Highest educational level
 Tertiary2315.75
 O-Level/A-level/SHS3221.92
 Middle School/ JHS5436.99
 Primary149.59
 None138.90
 Other106.85
Marital Status
 Single7551.37
 Married6242.47
 Separated/Divorced96.16
Employment status
 Unemployed3826.03
 Employed10873.97
Alcohol intake
 Yes2215.07
 No12484.93
Smoking
 Yes106.85
 No13693.15
Weight (mean ± SD)52.74 ± 8.94 
Height (mean ± SD)1.68 ± 0.08 
BMI
 Above 30 (Obese)10.68
 25–29.9 (Overweight)21.37
 18.5–24.9 (Normal)4027.4
 Below 18.5 (Underweight)10370.55
 Mean ± SD18.49 ± 3.00 
2-HPP Glucose (mmol/L)
 Diabetes (> 11.1)1711.64
 Impaired (7.8–11.1)4228.77
 Normal (< 7.8)8759.59
 Mean ± SD8.35 ± 3.44 
Fasting Plasma Glucose (mmol/L)
 Diabetes (> 7.1)53.42
 Impaired (6.1–7)85.48
 Normal (< 6.1)13391.1
 Mean ± SD5.12 ± 1.52 
  1. SD Standard deviation, DBP Diastolic Blood pressure, SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, 2HPP 2-h postprandial