Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of 112 smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients included in a study on HIV test uptake, Kampala, 2007

Socio-demographic variable

N (%)


Age

15 - 24 years

30 (26.8%)

25 - 34 years

46 (41.1%)

35 - 44 years

21 (18.8%)

45 - 54 years

10 (8.9%)

≥ 55 years

5 (4.5%)

Sex

Male

61 (54.5%)

Female

51 (45.5%)

Education level

None

7 (6.3%)

Primary (P1-P4)

15 (13.4%)

Primary (P5-P7)

38 (33.9%)

Secondary (S1-S4)

32 (28.6%)

Secondary (S5-S6)

10 (8.9%)

University

10 (8.9%)

Marital status

Single

38 (33.9%)

Married

46 (41.1%)

Divorced/separated

21 (18.8%)

Widowed

6 (5.4%)

Co-habiting

1 (0.9%)

Employment status

Unemployed

35 (31.2%)

Employed*

77 (68.8%)


*some form of employment including formal, informal and self-employed

Sendagire et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:177   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-177

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