Table 2

Tuberculosis disease-related conditions in each category (case/control) in Addis Ababa, 2011
Characteristics Cases Controls
(n = 134) (n = 134)
Number Percentage Number Percentage
No. of pulmonary TB episodes
One 29 21.6 119 88.8
Two 66 49.3 14 10.5
Three 30 22.4 0 0
Four or more 9 6.7 1 0.75
HIV status
Negative 116 86.6 94 70.2
Positive 18 13.4 40 29.9
Ever lived with MDR-TB patient
No 122 91.0 134 100
Yes 12 9.0 0 0
Site of TB infection during first episode
Pulmonary 130 97 90 67.2
Extrapulmonary 4 3.0 44 32.8
Smear-positive during first anti-TB treatment
No 11 8.2 82 61.2
Yes 123 91.8 52 38.8
Ever counseled by health worker
No 44 32.8 1 0.75
Yes 90 67.2 133 99.25
Presence of other disease
No 111 82.8 115 85.5
Yes 23 17.2 19 14.2
Ever smoked cigarettes
No 125 93.3 115 85.8
Yes 9 6.7 19 14.2
Perception about the care provided
Very good 5 3.7 87 64.9
Good 13 9.7 36 26.9
Satisfactory 77 55.5 8 6.0
Poor 39 29.1 3 2.2
Weight measured by health worker before starting treatment
No 3 2.2 0 0
Yes 120 89.6 134 100
Doesn’t remember 11 8.2 0 0

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