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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants, northwest Ethiopia (n = 307)

From: Adherence to TB treatment remains low during continuation phase among adult patients in Northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics n (%)
Age
 Below 25 84 (27.4)
 25–34 110 (35.8)
 35–44 60 (19.5)
 45+ 53 (17.3)
Sex
 Male 178 (58.0)
 Female 129 (42.0)
Marital status
 Single 142 (46.2)
 Married 119 (38.8)
 Divorced 34 (11.1)
 Widowed 12 (3.9)
Religion
 Orthodox 285 (92.8)
 Muslim 20 (6.5)
 Others 2 (.7)
Residence
 Urban 220 (71.7)
 Rural 87 (28.3)
Educational level
 Can’t read and write 101 (32.9)
 Informally educated 37 (12.1)
 Primary 73 (23.8)
 Secondary 56 (18.2)
 Higher 40 (13.0)
Partner’s educational level
 Can’t read and write 47 (39.5)
 Informally educated 10 (8.4)
 Primary 33 (27.7)
 Secondary 17 (14.3)
 Higher 12 (10.1)
Type of facility enrolled for treatment
 Health Center 267 (86.9)
 Hospital 40 (13.1)
Family wealth quantile
 Lowest 62 (20.2)
 Second 61 (19.9)
 Middle 62 (20.2)
 Fourth 61 (19.9)
 Highest 61 (19.9)
Own a mobile phone
 Yes, smartphone 55 (17.9)
 Yes, basic phone 130 (42.4)
 Not at all 122 (39.7)