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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the TB suspects in Gilgel Gibe field research center, Southwest Ethiopia

From: Prevalence of pulmonary TB and spoligotype pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among TB suspects in a rural community in Southwest Ethiopia

Variable No (%)
Male 168(39.3)
Female 260(60.7)
Age, mean(SD) 41(16.2)
Marital status  
Single 50(11.7)
Married 304(71.0)
Divorced 25(5.8)
Widowed 49(11.5)
Muslim 387(90.4)
Orthodox 36(8.4)
Protestant 5(1.2)
Had formal education 70(16.4)
No formal education 356(83.6)