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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of TB patients attending at public health facilities in Gondar town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2016

From: Factors associated with the length of delay with tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment among adult tuberculosis patients attending at public health facilities in Gondar town, Northwest, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Sex
 Male 146 49.3
 Female 150 50.7
Age category (year)
 18–24 71 24
 25–29 69 23.3
 30–34 51 17.2
 35–39 50 16.9
 40–44 33 11.1
 45–49 6 2.0
  ≥50 71 24
Religion
 Orthodox 262 88.5
 Muslims 29 9.8
 Othersa 5 1.7
Ethnicity   
 Amhara 255 86.1
 Kimant 29 9.8
 Othersb 12 4.1
Residence
 Urban 205 69.3
 Rural 91 30.7
Marital Status
 Single 125 42.2
 Married 121 40.9
 Divorced 41 13.9
 Othersc 9 3.4
Educational status
 No education 86 29.1
 Read and write only 58 19.6
 Primary School 80 27
 Secondary School 48 16.2
 College/University 24 8.1
Occupation
 Un-employed 40 13.5
 Self employed 84 28.4
 Government employed 36 12.2
 Private employed 17 5.7
 Farmer 28 9.5
 Student 28 9.5
 Housewife 63 21.3
Household Income (ETB)
  <500 Birr 68 23
 501–1000 Birr 157 53
  >1000 71 24
Time to reach health facility   
  <30 min 183 61.8
 30–60 min 58 19.6
  >60 55 18.6
  1. aProtestant, bTigre, Oromo, cWidowed, Separated