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Table 2 General characteristics of cases and controls

From: Vitamin D and the promoter methylation of its metabolic pathway genes in association with the risk and prognosis of tuberculosis

Variables Controls (n = 118) Cases (n = 122) t/χ2 P
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD 51.97 ± 12.49 50.83 ± 20.04 0.530 0.597
Sex [n(%)] 1.104 0.293
 Male 86 (72.9) 96 (78.7)   
 Female 32 (27.1) 26 (21.3)   
Marital status [n(%)]
 Unmarried 3 (2.5) 25 (20.5) 18.777 < 0.001
 Married 111 (94.1) 94 (77.0)   
 Widowed/divorced 4 (3.4) 3 (2.5)   
Smoking [n(%)] 0.329 0.566
 Never 72 (61.0) 70 (57.4)   
 Ever 46 (39.0) 52 (42.6)   
Drinking [n(%)] 0.351 0.554
 Never 83 (70.3) 90 (73.8)   
 Ever 35 (29.7) 32 (26.2)