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Table 2 Basic demographic characteristics of this study

From: Health seeking behaviour and delayed management of tuberculosis patients in rural Bangladesh

Items n %
Religion
 Muslim 241 86.1
 Hindu 39 13.9
Occupation
 Agriculture 59 21.1
 Day Laborer 22 7.9
 Fisherman 8 2.9
 Boatman 2 0.7
 Service 12 4.3
 Teacher 2 0.7
 Rickshaw puller 11 3.9
 Business 41 14.6
 Student 5 1.8
 Doctor/Engineer/Lawyer 1 0.4
 Unemployed 93 33.2
 Driver 1 0.4
 Garment/Factory worker 2 0.7
 Others 21 7.5
Received BCG vaccine
 No 233 83.2
 Yes 47 16.8
Smoking habits
 No 87 31.1
 Yes 193 68.9
Duration of Smoking
  ≤ 10 Years 55 28.5
  > 10 Years 138 71.5
History of TB in Family
 Yes 117 41.8%
 No 163 58.2%
  1. BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guerin, TB Tuberculosis