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Table 1 Baseline and socio demographic characteristics of index cases, St. Peter TB Specialized Hospital, 2013

From: The yield of screening symptomatic contacts of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis cases at a tertiary hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Number (n = 508) %
Age group
 <15 10 2
 15–24 162 31.9
 25–34 198 39
 35–44 70 15.6
 45+ 59 11.7
Sex
 Female 244 48
 Male 264 52
Marital status
 Single 287 56.5
 Married 200 39.4
 Undocumented 21 4.1
Educational level
 No formal education 44 8.7
 Formal education 380 84.7
 Undocumented 34 6.7
Exposure to MDR-TB patient
 Yes 4 0.8
 No 504 99.2
Events
 Cured 93 18.3
 On follow up 321 63.2
 Drop 20 3.9
 Died 53 10.4
 Undocumented 21 4.1
HIV status
 Positive 98 19.3
 Negative 410 80.7
Index cases traced
 Yes 29 5.7
 No 479 94.3