Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics and extra pulmonary tuberculosis among suspected patients at University of Gondar Hospital, from January 2012 to April 2012, (N = 344)
Socio-demographic variables Extra pulmonary TB Total(%)
Positive, N
    o
(%)
Negative, N
    o
(%)
Sex
  Female 14 (8.6) 149 (914) 163 (47.4)
  Male 20 (11) 161 (89) 181 (52.6)
Age
  <10 3 (8.1) 34 (91.9) 37 (10.8)
  10-20 7 (9.7) 65 (90.3) 72 (20.9)
  21-30 8 (8.5) 86 (91.8) 94 (27.3)
  31-40 10 (14.9) 57 (85.1) 67 (19.5)
  41-50 3 (7.9) 35 (92.1) 38 (11.0)
  >50 3 (8.3) 33 (91.7) 36 (10.5)
Residence
  Urban 14 (12.5) 98 (87.5) 112 (32.6)
  Rural 20 (8.6) 212 (91.4) 232 (67.4)
Occupation
  Merchant 0 (0) 15 (100) 15 (4.4)
  Student 9 (12.2) 65 (87.8) 74 (21.5)
  Housewife 6 (8) 69 (92) 75 (21.8)
  Daily-labor 3 (10) 27 (90) 30 (8.7)
  Government employee 2 (12.5) 14 (87.5) 16 (4.7)
  Farmer 13 (10.4) 112 (89.6) 125 (36.3)
  Other 1 (11.1) 8 (88.9) 9 (2.6)
Educational level:
  Pre-school age 1 (5) 19 (95) 20 (5.8)
  Not read and write 17 (10.6) 144 (89.4) 161 (46.8)
  Primary school 9 (8.7) 95 (91.3) 104 (30.2)
  Secondary school & above 7 (11.9) 52 (88.1) 59 (17.2)
Marital status:
  Single 15 (11.9) 111 (88.1) 126 (36.6)
  Married 13 (7.4) 162 (92.6) 175 (50.9)
  Divorce 6 (15.4) 33 (84.6) 39 (11.3)
  Widowed 0 (0) 4 (100) 4 (1.2)
Family size
  ≤4 20 (12.2) 14 (87.8) 164 (47.7)
  ≥5 14 (7.8) 166 (92.2) 180 (52.3)
Number of house rooms
  1 28 (9.9) 256 (90.1) 284 (82.6)
  2 5 (10.9) 41 (89.1) 46 (13.4)
  3 1 (7.1) 13 (92.9) 14 (4.1)

Zenebe et al.

Zenebe et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:21   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-21

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