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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients treated in Ethiopia, between 2009 and 2014 (N = 751)

From: Intensive phase treatment outcome and associated factors among patients treated for multi drug resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Regions at which the patients treated:
 Addis Ababa 454 60.5
 Amhara 131 17.4
 Oromia 64 8.5
 Tigrai 40 5.3
 SNNPR 32 4.3
 Dire Dawa 30 4
Region from where the patients were come:
 Addis Ababa 273 36.4
 Amhara 144 19.2
 Oromia 140 18.7
 SNNPR 70 9.4
 Tigrai 59 7.9
 Dire Dawa 25 3.4
 Afar 10 1.3
 Somali 10 1.3
 Harari 3 0.4
 Gambela 2 0.3
 Benishangul Gumuz 2 0.3
 Unknown 13 1.8
TIC at which the patients treated treatment   
 St.Peter hospital 376 50
 Gondar university hospital 93 12.4
 ALERT hospital 78 10.4
 Mekele hospital 40 5.4
 Borumeda hospital 34 4.6
 Dilchora hospital 30 4
 Shashamane hospital 13 1.7
 Nekemte hospital 19 2.5
 Adama hospital 17 2.3
 Bulehora hospital 2 0.3
 Shenengibe hospital 13 1.7
 Yergalem hospital 16 2
 Hosana hospital 16 2
 Debremarikos hospital 4 0.5
Sex
 Male 433 57.7
 Female 318 42.3
Residence:
 Urban 506 67.4
 Rural 245 32.6