Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of MDR-TB cases and their controls in Addis Ababa, 2011
Characteristics (variables) Cases Controls
(n = 134) (n = 134)
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Sex
Male 81 60.5 64 47.5
Female 53 39.5 70 52.5
Age at the time of first anti-TB treatment (years)
5–25 85 63.4 47 35.1
26–45 40 29.9 70 52.2
46–72 9 6.7 17 12.7
Marital status
Single 85 63.4 60 44.8
Married 32 23.8 56 41.8
Divorced 16 11.9 9 6.7
Widow/widower 1 0.75 9 6.7
Educational status
Up to fourth grade 15 11.2 25 18.6
Completed 5th –8th grade 16 11.9 20 15
Completed 8th –10th grade 27 20.1 25 18.6
Above 10th grade 76 56.7 64 47.8
Occupation
No work 31 23.1 31 23.1
Student 36 26.9 9 6.7
Daily laborer 2 1.5 13 9.7
Government worker 24 17.9 24 17.9
Private worker 31 23.1 42 31.3
Businessman 10 7.5 15 11.2
Number of rooms in residence
1 61 45.5 37 27.6
2–3 57 42.5 63 47
4–5 11 8.2 34 25.4
6–9 5 3.7 0 0
Family size
1–3 57 42.5 49 36.6
4–6 57 42.5 70 52.2
7–11 20 15 15 11.2

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