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Table 2 Socio-demographic variables, association member status and cost of diagnosis and treatment by patient profile

From: Patients infected by tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus facing their disease, their reactions to disease diagnosis and its implication about their families and communities, in Burkina Faso: a mixed focus group and cross sectional study

Items TB (n = 309) HIV (n = 553) Total (n = 862) p*
Region
Hauts-Bassins 150 (48.5) 298 (53.9) 448 (52.0) 0.151
Centre 159 (51.5) 255 (46.1) 414 (48.0)
Area
Rural 227 (73.5) 149 (26.9) 376 (43.6) <0.001
Urban 82 (26.5) 404 (73.1) 486 (56.4)
Sex
Female 87 (28.2) 405 (73.2) 492 (57.1) <0.001
Male 222 (71.8) 148 (26.8) 370 (42.9)
Age group
<36.5 years old 203 (65.7) 280 (50.6) 483 (56.0) <0.001
≥36.5 years old 106 (34.3) 273 (49.4) 379 (44.0)
Education level
No educated 144 (46.6) 270 (48.8) 414 (48.0) 0.579
Educated 165 (53.4) 283 (51.2) 448 (52.0)
Profession
Others 238 (77.0) 490 (88.6) 728 (84.5) <0.001
Private and public sector 71 (23.0) 63 (11.4) 134 (15.5)
Member of health mutual
No 305 (98.7) 534 (96.6) 839 (97.3) 0.099
Yes 4 (1.3) 19 (3.4) 23 (2.7)
Member of association since you know your disease status
No 286 (92.6) 263 (47.6) 549 (63.7) <0.001
Yes 23 (7.4) 290 (52.4) 313 (36.3)
First choice for consultation when sick
Healers 47 (15.2) 118 (21.3) 165 (19.1) 0.038
Clinics 262 (84.8) 435 (78.7) 697 (80.9)
How expensive do you think TB diagnosis and treatment is in your country?
Free of charge 175 (56.6) 0 (0.0) 175 (20.3) <0.001
Reasonably priced 47 (15.2) 27 (4.9) 74 (8.6)
Somewhat/moderately expensive 63 (20.4) 204 (36.9) 267 (31.0)
Very expensive 24 (7.8) 322 (58.2) 346 (40.1)
  1. * The p values were performed based on the calculation of the Chi square test