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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants (N = 400)

From: Factors associated with isoniazid resistant tuberculosis among human immunodeficiency virus positive patients in Swaziland: a case-control study

Characteristics HR-TB or PDR-TB
(n = 120)
MDR-TB
(n = 77)
DS-TB
(n = 203)
 
  n (%) n (%) n (%) p-value
Mean age (SD) in years 36.5 (9.55) 35.9 (9.54) 36.0 (9.54) 0.878
Male 55 (45.8) 42 (54.5) 108 (53.2) 0.358
Marital status     0.848
 Married 42 (35.0) 29 (37.7) 69 (34.0)  
 Single 78 (65.0) 48 (62.3) 134 (66.0)  
Educational level     0.330
 Secondary and above 77 (64.2) 57 (74.0) 141 (69.5)  
 Primary and below 43 (35.8) 20 (26.0) 62 (30.5)  
Occupation     0.028*
 Unemployed 60 (50.0) 34 (44.2) 71 (35.1)  
 Employed 60 (50.0) 43 (55.8) 131 (64.9)  
Residence     0.003*
 Rural 73 (60.8) 40 (51.9) 84 (41.1)  
 Urban 47 (39.2) 37 (48.1) 119 (58.6)  
Region     0.802
 Manzini 93 (77.5) 63 (80.5) 156 (76.8)  
 Other regions 27 (22.5) 15 (19.5) 47 (23.2)  
  1. HR-TB Isoniazid-mono resistant tuberculosis, PDR-TB poly drug-resistant tuberculosis, MDR-TB multi drug-resistant tuberculosis, DS-TB drug-susceptible tuberculosis. Other regions include Hhohho, Shiselweni and Lubombo
  2. *p <  0.05. Occupation did not add-up because of 1 missing