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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants

From: Drug susceptibility profiles of pulmonary Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients in informal urban settlements in Nairobi, Kenya

Characteristic Male (n = 127) Female (n = 57) Total (N = 184)
Age
 18–23 9 (7.1 %) 12 (21.1 %) 21 (11.4 %)
 24–29 39 (30.7 %) 17 (29.8 %) 56 (30.4 %)
 30–35 32 (25.2 %) 17 (29.8 %) 49 (26.6 %)
 36–41 30 (23.6 %) 9 (15.8 %) 39 (21.2 %)
 42–47 11 (8.7 %) 2 (3.5 %) 13 (7.1 %
 48+ 6 (4.7 %) 0 (0.0 %) 6 (3.3 %)
Marital status
 Married 81 (63.8 %) 29 (50.9 %) 110 (59.8 %)
 Single 44 (34.6 %) 26 (45.6 %) 70 (38.0 %)
 Divorced 2 (1.6 %) 2 (3.5 %) 4 (2.2 %)
Education
 Never 0 (0.0 %) 1 (1.8 %) 1 (0.5 %)
 Primary 48 (37.8 %) 25 (43.9 %) 73 (39.7 %)
 Secondary 59 (46.5 %) 28 (49.1 %) 87 (47.3 %)
 College 20 (15.7 %) 3 (5.3 %) 23 (12.5 %)
House type
 Homeless 2 (1.6 %) 0 (0.0 %) 2 (1.1 %)
 Hut 17 (13.4 %) 11 (19.3 %) 28 (15.2 %)
 Iron sheet 39 (30.7 %) 18 (31.6 %) 57 (31.0 %)
 Stonewall 69 (54.3 %) 28 (49.1 %) 97 (52.7 %)
Source of Income
 Unemployed 9 (7.1 %) 5 (8.8 %) 14 (7.6 %)
 Casual worker 97 (76.4 %) 41 (71.9 %) 138 (75.0 %)
 Salaried 18 (14.2 %) 2 (3.5 %) 20 (10.9 %)
 Dependant 3 (2.4 %) 9 (15.8 %) 12 (6.5 %)