TABLE 1

Patient characteristics for the non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease and matched control groups

VariableNTM-PD groupControl group
Subjects n1251250
Age years49.8 (45.5–54.0)49.8 (48.4–51.1)
Female62 (49.6)620 (49.6)
Male63 (50.4)630 (54)
Charlson Comorbidity Index1.9 (1.5–2.3)1.8 (1.6–1.9)
  • Data are presented as mean (95% CI) or n (%), unless otherwise indicated. NTM-PD: non-tuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease.