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Table 1 Demographic and tuberculosis profile of TB patients, Northeastern Amhara, Ethiopia, 2015

From: TB/HIV co-infections and associated factors among patients on directly observed treatment short course in Northeastern Ethiopia: a 4 years retrospective study

Variables Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Sex
 Male 551 55.7
 Female 439 44.3
Age (years)
 ≤24 326 32.9
 25–45 458 46.3
 ≥46 206 20.8
Types of TB
 PTB+ 196 19.8
 PTB− 332 33.5
 EPTB 462 46.7
Treatment outcome
 Poor 96 9.7
 Success 853 86.2
 Transfer out 30 3
 Unknown 11 1.1
HIV status
 HIV positive 236 24.3
 HIV negative 736 74.3
 Unknown 18 1.8
 Total 990 100
Variables Frequency (N = 236) Percentage (%)
CPT prophylaxis
 Yes 168 71.2
 No 68 28.8
ART status
 On ART 180 76.3
 Pre-ART 56 23.6
  1. ART antiretroviral therapy, CPT co-trimoxazole preventive therapy, EPTB extra pulmonary TB, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, PTB− smears negative pulmonary TB, PTB+ smear-positive pulmonary TB, TB tuberculosis