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Table 1 Characteristics of the 104 patients with a diagnosis of tuberculosis

From: Patient and provider delay in tuberculosis suspects from communities with a high HIV prevalence in South Africa: A cross-sectional study

  n %
Gender  
   Male 39 37.5
   Female 65 62.5
First language   
   Xhosa 90 86.5
   Afrikaans 6 5.8
   Other 8 7.7
Marital status   
   Single 67 64.4
   Married 15 14.4
   Living together 18 17.3
   Widowed 4 3.8
Dependents*   
   Nil 19 18.6
   1 26 25.5
   2 23 22.5
   3 15 14.7
   ≥4 19 18.6
Employment status   
   Unemployed 65 62.5
   Employed 23 22.1
   Grant 10 9.6
   Casual work 2 1.9
   Student 2 1.9
   Pensioner 2 1.9
Formal education**   
   None 5 4.9
   Primary 22 21.4
   Secondary 74 71.8
   Studied after school 2 1.9
  1. *Data for 2 patients were missing
  2. **Data for 1 patient were missing