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Table 2 Characteristics of index cases for whom contacts were identified, 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

Characteristic Number (n = 29) %
Age group
 14–24 16 55.2
 25–34 9 31
 35–44 3 10.3
 45+ 1 3.4
Sex
 Female 20 69
 Male 9 31
Familial position of the index case
 Mother/father 2 6.9
 Sister/brother 12 41.4
 Wife/husband 7 24.1
 Child 4 13.8
 Cousin 4 13.8
Place of living
 Addis Ababa 14 48.3
 Out of Addis Ababa 15 51.7
Number of MDR-TB cases per household
 One 14 48.3
 Two 12 41.4
 Three 3 10.3
Number of symptomatic contacts who developed MDR-TB per household
 One 14 44.8
 Two 1 3.4
 None 14 44.8