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Table 3 Description of the variables related to psycho-social and behavioral variables 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*
Did your housing change since you know that you are sick?
No 286 (92.6) 483 (87.3) 769 (89.2) 0.018
Yes 23 (7.4) 70 (12.7) 93 (10.8)
Do you lose your job because you are TB or HIV patient?
No 270 (87.4) 492 (89.0) 762 (85.3) 0.099
Yes 39 (12.6) 61 (11.0) 131 (14.7)
Do you stay away from people in order to avoid rejection?
Totally agree 14 (4.5) 2 (0.4) 16 (1.9) <0.001
Rather agree 53 (17.2) 55 (9.9) 108 (12.5)
Neutral 75 (24.3) 262 (47.4) 337 (39.1)
Rather disagree 78 (25.2) 232 (42.0) 310 (35.9)
Totally disagree 89 (28.8) 2 (0.4) 91 (10.6)
Do you think that you will share you TB or HIV disease experience with others patients?
Totally agree 147 (47.6) 8 (1.4) 155 (18.0) <0.001
Rather agree 94 (30.4) 200 (36.2) 294 (34.1)
Neutral 44 (14.2) 87 (15.7) 131 (15.2)
Rather disagree 21 (6.8) 233 (42.1) 254 (29.5)
Totally disagree 3 (1.0) 25 (4.5) 42 (3.2)
Do you ask your partner to use the condoms during the sexual intercourses?
Never 171 (55.3) 309 (55.9) 480 (55.7) 0.005
Almost never 27 (8.7) 15 (2.7) 42 (4.9)
Sometimes 44 (14.2) 36 (6.5) 80 (9.3)
Often 21 (6.8) 22 (4.0) 43 (5.0)
All the time 46 (14.9) 171 (30.9) 217 (25.2)
Do you tell to someone something about your TB status?
No 24 (7.8) 155 (28.0) 179 (20.8) <0.001
Yes 285 (92.2) 398 (72.0) 683 (79.2)
Do you think that one says something about your status?
Nothing 15 (4.9) 87 (15.7) 102 (11.8) <0.001
Neutral 58 (18.8) 34 (6.1) 92 (10.7)
Something 236 (76.4) 432 (78.1) 668 (77.5)
Do you think to receive the support from others?
Not at all 32 (10.4) 60 (10.8) 92 (10.7) <0.001
A little 102 (33.0) 111 (20.1) 213 (24.7)
A moderate amount 73 (23.6) 134 (24.2) 207 (24.0)
Very much 95 (30.7) 218 (39.4) 313 (36.3)
An extreme amount 7 (2.3) 30 (5.4) 37 (4.3)
  1. * The p values were performed based on the calculation of the Chi square test for categorical data