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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adult TB patients in some selected public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence and associated factors of undernutrition among adult tuberculosis patients in some selected public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Number Percent
Age(N = 360)   
  < 24 90 25
 24-30 94 26.1
 31-40 87 24.2
  > 40 89 24.7
Sex   
 Male 201 55.8
 Female 159 44.2
Ethnicity   
 Amhara 165 45.8
 Tigre 34 9.4
 Oromo 76 21.1
 Guraghe 66 18.3
 Other 19 5.3
Marital Status   
 Married 155 43.1
 Unmarried 154 42.8
 Divorced/separated 24 6.7
 Widowed 27 7.5
Educational Status   
 Illiterate/ read and write 83 23.1
 Primary school 98 27.2
 Secondary school 113 31.4
 Tertiary education 66 18.3
Occupational Status   
 Employed(Gov, NGO) 83 23.1
 Merchant /self-employed 122 33.9
 Daily Laborers/house made 53 14.7
 Unemployed (student, housemaid) 102 28.3
Monthly income(N = 256)   
  < =800 ETB 77 21.4
 800-1500 ETB 86 24.4
  > = 1500 ETB 130 25.3
Family Size   
  < =Four 255 70.8
  > Four 105 29.2