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Objective: To examine sex differences in the rate and clinical manifestations of tuberculosis in Hong Kong. In addition, all patients registered with the Chest Service for treatment of tuberculosis in were studied. : The rate of tuberculosis during the past five decades was consistently higher in men than in women, irrespective of age group.
The sex difference in rates was highest among those aged over 60 years. Ina higher proportion of women had extra-pulmonary tuberculosis than men; the main site of involvement was the lymph nodes. More women completed treatment at 12 months and fewer women missed treatment appointments. A higher proportion of men had relapse pulmonary disease that was more extensive, a history of default from treatment and co-morbid illnesses. Sex chan There are sex differences in the rates and clinical manifestations of tuberculosis in Hong Kong.
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Sex differences in tuberculosis in Hong Kong