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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of TB patients registered at JGH (July 2004–June 2014)

From: A retrospective study on tuberculosis treatment outcomes at Jinka General Hospital, southern Ethiopia

Characteristics Number (%) stratified by type of TB Total N (%) 
PTB− PTB+ EPTB
Sex
 Female 420 (40.2) 225 (40.7) 231 (41.3) 876 (40.6)
 Male 624 (59.8) 328 (59.3) 328 (58.7) 1280 (59.4)
Age in years
 < 15 150 (14.4) 31 (5.6) 119 (21.3) 300 (13.9)
 15–24 137 (13.1) 149 (26.9) 132 (23.6) 418 (19.4)
 25–34 297 (28.4) 202 (36.5) 163 (29.2) 662 (30.7)
 35–44 219 (21.0) 88 (15.9) 80 (14.3) 387 (17.9)
 45–54 116 (11.1) 60 (10.8) 32 (5.7) 208 (9.6)
 ≥ 55 125 (12.0) 23 (4.2) 33 (5.9) 181 (8.4)
TB patients category
 New TB cases 976 (93.5) 495 (89.5) 520 (93.0) 1991 (92.3)
 Re-treatment TB cases 53 (5.1) 37 (6.7) 25 (4.5) 115 (5.3)
 Transfer-in TB cases 15 (1.4) 21 (3.8) 14 (2.5) 50 (2.3)
HIV test result
 Non reactive 602 (57.7) 331 (59.9) 356 (63.7) 1289 (59.8)
 Reactive 209 (20.0) 69 (12.5) 37 (6.6) 315 (14.6)
 Unknown 233 (22.3) 153 (27.7) 166 (29.7) 552 (25.6)
Year of registration for TB treatment
 July 2004–June 2005 25 (2.4) 48 (8.7) 30 (5.4) 103 (4.8)
 July 2005–June 2006 57 (5.5) 27 (4.9) 53 (9.5) 137 (6.4)
 July 2006–June 2007 82 (7.9) 39 (7.1) 56 (10.0) 177 (8.2)
 July 2007–June 2008 104 (10.0) 47 (8.5) 50 (8.9) 201 (9.3)
 July 2008–June 2009 102 (9.8) 46 (8.3) 31 (5.5) 179 (8.3)
 July 2009–June 2010 124 (11.9) 43 (7.8) 31 (5.5) 198 (9.2)
 July 2010–June 2011 189 (18.1) 41 (7.4) 70 (12.5) 300 (13.9)
 July 2011–June 2012 224 (21.5) 92 (16.6) 87 (15.6) 403 (18.7)
 July 2012–June 2013 61 (5.8) 71 (12.8) 72 (12.9) 204 (9.5)
 July 2013–June 2014 76 (7.3) 99 (17.9) 79 (14.1) 254 (11.8)
Total 1044 (48.4) 553 (25.6) 559 (25.9) 2156 (100)