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Table 19 Comparison of mean hospital stay by clinical characteristics

From: Serologic and urinary characteristics of laboratory-confirmed genitourinary tuberculosis at a tertiary hospital in the Philippines

Characteristic Category Hospital length of stay (in days) p value
Mean SD
Gender Male 15.5 16.1 0.914
Female 13.5 9.5
Age 0 months to 1 years 23.0   0.444
1–5 years 35.0 47.9
6–10 years 9.5 9.4
11–18 years 19.6 16.7
19–29 years 13.6 9.5
30–49 years 13.2 9.9
50–69 years 12.1 7.6
≥ 70 years 7.0 4.2
Marital status Single/widowed 17.2 14.8 0.001
Married 9.6 6.2
Occupation Employed 12.2 11.7 0.506
Unemployed 13.6 9.0
Not applicable 18.4 20.1
Unspecified 12.4 6.8
Location City 15.3 15.4 0.915
Province 13.3 9.3
Unspecified 15.0 10.8
Co-morbidity Yes 15.3 12.4 0.338
No 13.6 13.3
Diabetes mellitus Yes 7.8 4.8 0.143
No 14.7 13.0
Hypertension Yes 13.3 9.4 0.897
No 14.5 13.3
Chronic kidney disease Yes 16.5 9.7 0.333
No 14.3 13.0
History of urolithiasis Yes 9.4 5.1 0.297
No 14.8 13.2
Malignancy Yes 17.0   0.427
No 14.4 12.9
HIV/AIDS Yes 14.5 10.9 0.740
No 14.4 13.1
Steroid use Yes 28.7 18.5 0.002
No 13.2 11.6
Systemic lupus erythematosus Yes 23.5 10.9 0.008
No 13.7 12.8
Nephrotic syndrome Yes 70.0   0.091
No 13.9 11.8
Cerebrovascular disease Yes 5.0   0.270
No 14.5 12.9
Coronary artery disease Yes    No test*
No 14.4 12.9
Heart failure Yes 19.0 18.4 0.669
No 14.3 12.8
COPD Yes 11.0   0.953
No 14.4 12.9
Bronchial asthma Yes 5.5 2.1 0.150
No 14.5 12.9
Spina bifida Yes    No test*
No 14.4 12.9
RTA Type 1 Yes 11.0   0.953
No 14.4 12.9
Previous TB Yes 9.9 5.6 0.204
No 15.0 13.4
Other organ involvement of TB Yes 16.4 14.6 0.030
No 11.5 9.2
Pulmonary TB Yes 17.1 15.3 0.021
No 11.4 8.6
Gastrointestinal TB Yes 17.7 19.1 0.489
No 13.2 9.6
Abdominopelvic TB Yes 16.0 10.4 0.273
No 14.2 13.2
CNS TB Yes 22.5 27.7 0.309
No 13.8 11.1
Bone TB Yes 34.5 37.8 0.157
No 13.7 10.9
Cutaneous/Wound TB Yes 19.7 7.1 0.161
No 14.3 13.0
TB Adenitis Yes 13.8 12.8 0.642
No 14.4 12.9
Ear TB Yes 51.5 54.4 0.159
No 13.8 10.9
Psoas TB Yes 61.0 41.0 0.022
No 13.6 10.7
  1. Bold values indicate statistically significant differences
  2. *No test was done since all patients were classified under the No category
  3. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, HIV/AIDS human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, RTA Type 1 renal tubular acidosis Type 1, TB tuberculosis, y year