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Table 1 Weighted baseline characteristics of the combined DHS sample from Lesotho 2014, Malawi 2015, Namibia 2013 and Zambia 2014

From: Tuberculosis knowledge, misconceptions/myths in adults: findings from Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Zambia Demographic Health Surveys (2013–2016)

Variable Frequency n (%) N = 58,107
Age group in years
 15–19 12,989 (23)
 20–24 10,474 (19)
 25–29 8682 (15)
 30–34 7710 (14)
 35–39 6563 (11)
 40–44 5014 (9)
 45–49 3747 (6)
 50–54 1637 (2)
 55–59 954 (1)
 60–64 337 (0)
Gender
 Female 31,451 (53)
 Male 26,656 (47)
Type of residence
 Urban 22,637 (38)
 Rural 35,470 (62)
Highest education level
 None 4185 (7)
 Primary 26,233 (45)
 Secondary 24,399 (42)
 Higher 3272 (6)
Marital status
 Never in Union 21,453 (37)
 Married 29,406 (51)
 Living with partner 2255 (4)
 Widowed 1475 (2)
 Divorced 2003 (3)
 Separated 1515 (3)
Religion
 No religion 574 (1)
 Other 2897 (6)
 Other christian 8984 (17)
 Pentecostal 1315 (3)
 Protestant or anglican or methodist 24,344 (47)
 Roman catholic 13,902 (27)
HIV status
 Negative 50,269 (86)
 Positive 7838 (14)