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Table 2 Demographics of patients with BS

From: The role of CXCR3 and its ligands expression in Brucellar spondylitis

  BS (%) Control (%)
Number of patients 29 15
Male 19 (65.5) 9 (60)
Female 10 (34.5) 6 (40)
Age 43.37 ± 18.27  
 1–18 years 4 (13.8) 0 (0)
 19–45 years 11 (37.9) 9 (60)
 45–60 years 10 (34.5) 4 (27)
 60–76 years 4 (13.8) 2 (13)
Staging
 Acute 0 (0)
 Sub-acute 1 (3.4)
 Chronic 28 (96.5)
Ethnicity
 Han 9 (31.1) 5 (33)
 Minority 20 (68.9) 10 (67)
Medical history
 Exposure and farming of cattle or sheep 18 (62.1) 3 (20)
 Consumption history of raw meat or dairy 10 (34.5) 3 (20)
 None 1 (3.4) 9 (60)
History of spinal surgery 1 (3.4) 0 (0)