Table 2

Radiological features of 41 intensive care unit patients with severe active pulmonary tuberculosis necessitating mechanical ventilation

AllSurvivorsDeathp‐value
Subjects n411427
Pattern of chest radiographs
 Nodule16 (39.0)7 (50.0)9 (33.3)0.300
 Consolidation34 (82.9)8 (57.1)26 (96.3)0.004
 Interstitial10 (24.4)5 (35.7)5 (18.5)0.224
 Cavity15 (36.6)5 (35.7)10 (37.0)0.934
Extent of lung lesions
 ≤2 quadrants9 (22.0)5 (35.7)4 (14.8)0.125
 ≥3 quadrants32 (78.0)9 (64.3)23 (85.2)
  • Data are presented as n (%) unless otherwise stated