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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of TB-HIV co- infected patients in Bahir Dar town, 2012

From: Predictors of mortality among TB-HIV Co-infected patients being treated for tuberculosis in Northwest Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Base line variable On ART (n = 272) Non-ART (n = 150) X2 Value (df) P-Value
Residency (n = 407)     
   Urban 235 (90.7%) 129 (87.2%) 1.271 0.260
   Rural 24 (9.3%) 19 (12.8%) (1)  
Age (n = 408)     
   Mean ± SD 32.58 ± 9.123 31.98 ± 9.837 0.753♦ 0.452
   Median (IQR) 30 yrs (27-37.5) 30 yrs (25-38)   
Sex (n = 411)     
   Male 123 (46.6%) 64 (43.5%) 0.355 0.551
   Female 141 (53.4%) 83 (56.5%) (1)  
Religion (n = 411)     
   Orthodox 226 (85.3%) 117 (80.2%) 5.962 0.183
   Muslim 26 (9.8%) 18 (12.3%) (2)  
   Others 13 (4.9%) 11 (7.5%)   
Marital status (n = 415)     
   Single 76 (28.1%) 55 (37.9%) 7.901 0.131
   Married 108 (40.0%) 57 (39.3%) (3)  
   Divorced 52 (19.2%) 24 (16.6%)   
   Widowed 34 (12.6%) 9 (6.2%)   
Educational status (n = 407)     
   Not educated 77 (28.8%) 40 (28.6%) 0.765 0.858
   Primary 61 (22.8%) 35 (25.0%) (3)  
   Secondary 93 (34.8%) 50 (35.7%)   
   Tertiary 36 (13.5%) 15 (10.7%)   
  1. ♦ = T-test Statistic for independent sample test used.