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Table 2 Characteristics of study participants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 2010

From: Mortality and associated risk factors in a cohort of tuberculosis patients treated under DOTS programme in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Patient Characteristics Number (%)
Sex  
   Male 3017(46.77)
   Female 3433(53.23)
Age categories  
   0-14 459(7.12)
   15-24 1932(29.95)
   25-34 2023(31.36)
   35-44 1069(16.57)
   45-54 537(8.32)
   55-64 251(3.89)
   >65 179(2.77)
Treatment center  
   Teklehaimanot HC 3002(46.54)
   Selam HC 1078(16.71)
   Kolfe HC 2370(36.75)
TB patients Category  
   New 5736(88.93)
   Relapse 160(2.48)
   Failure 13(0.20)
   Default 12(0.19)
   Transfer in 164(2.54)
   Others 365(5.66)
Type of TB  
   Pul.postive 1652 (26.5)
   Pul.negative 2187(33.9
   Extra pulmonary 2611(40.5)