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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: Development and psychometric testing of the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) questionnaire among student Tuberculosis (TB) Patients (STBP-KAPQ) in China

  Student TB patients Healthy students χ2/T/Z /F P
(n = 408) (n = 208)
Demographic variables n(%) n(%)   
Gender    0.569 0.401
 Male 275(67.5) 123 (59.1)   
 Female 133(32.5) 85 (40.9)   
Education     
 Junior high school 72 (17.5) 44 (21.2) −4.639 −0.201
 Senior high school 101 (24.8) 56 (26.9)   
 College 235 (57.7) 108 (51.9)   
Family place    2.485 0.115
 Urban area 158 (38.8) 109 (52.4)   
 Rural area 250 (61.2) 99 (47.6)   
Personal monthly cost    −7.329 −2.431
  < 500 214 (52.4) 78 (27.5)   
 500-1000 115 (28.2) 86 (41.3)   
 1000-1500 61 (15.0) 23 (11.1)   
  > 1500 18 (3.4) 21 (20.1)   
TB contact history     
 Yes 93 (22.8) 25 (12) 3.314 0.069
 No 315 (77.2) 183 (88)   
TB healthy education     
 Yes 339 (83.0) 168 (80.8) 2.876 0.090
 no 69 (17.0) 40 (19.2)