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Table 1 Socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics of tuberculosis patients (n = 91) and controls (n = 89) in selected health centers of Kolfe Keraniyo Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 2017 to Jan 2018

From: Intestinal parasites co-infection and associated factors among active pulmonary tuberculosis patients in selected health centers, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: unmatched case control study

  Variables Cases Number (%) Controls Number (%)
Age Mean 26.7 26.96
SD 7.69 9.19
Age group ≤24 44(48.4) 38(42.7)
25–34 31(34.1) 34(38.2)
≥35 16(17.6) 17(19.1)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Sex Male 56(61.5) 33(37.1)
Female 35(38.5) 56(62.9)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Residence Urban 89(97.8) 87(97.8)
Rural 2(2.2) 2(2.2)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Marital status Single 56(61.5) 43(48.3)
Married 35(38.5) 46(51.7)
Total 91(100.00) 89(100.0)
Educational status No formal education 26(28.6) 27(30.3)
Primary completed 42(46.2) 25(28.1)
High school completed 19(20.9) 20(22.5)
College &above 4(4.4) 17(19.1)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Monthly income Low 46(50.5) 28(31.5)
Medium 22(24.2) 25(28.1)
Satisfactory 23(25.3) 36(40.5)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Latrine availability Yes 85(93.4) 89(100.0)
No 6(6.6) 0(0.0)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Raised poultry Yes 8(8.8) 22(24.7)
No 83(91.2) 67(75.3)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Occupation Employed 31(34.1) 30(33.7)
Unemployed 60(65.9) 59(66.3)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Swimming habit Yes 6(6.6) 3(3.4)
No 85(93.4) 86(96.6)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Habit of shoe wearing Yes 91(100.0) 88(98.9)
No 0(0,0) 1(1.1)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Bathing Home 87(95.6) 87(97.8)
River 4(4.4) 1(1.1)
Home and River 0(0.0) 1(1.1)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Hand wash before meal Yes 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
No 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Water source for drink Tap 89(97.8) 87(97.8)
River 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
Tap and River 2(2.2) 2(2.2)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Washing cloth Home 85(93.4) 88(98.9)
River 2(2.2) 0(0.0)
Home and River 4(4.4) 1(1.1)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Dirty material in the finger Yes 21(23.1) 13(14.6)
No 70(76.9) 76(85.4)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Eating unwashed vegetables Yes 28(30.8) 19(21.3)
No 63(69.2) 70(78.7)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)
Eating raw meat Yes 52(57.1) 38(42.7)
No 39(42.9) 51(57.3)
Total 91(100.0) 89(100.0)