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Table 1 Socio-demographic and access characteristics of respondents

From: Delays in diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in patients seeking care at a regional referral hospital, Uganda: a cross sectional study

Characteristic No. patients (%)
Age, mean 32
Sex
 Male 61 (45.5)
 Female 73 (54.5)
Highest education level attained
 University or higher 8 (6.0)
 Primary/middle/secondary 115 (85.8)
 Illiterate 11 (8.2)
Occupation
 Technical/professional 20 (14.9)
 Peasant 69 (51.5)
 Student 29 (21.6)
 Unemployed 16 (12.0)
Marital status
 Married 40 (29.9)
 Single 52 (38.8)
 Divorced/separated 34 (25.4)
 Widowed 8 (5.9)
History of smoking
 Never 98 (73.1)
 Current smoker 1 (0.8)
 Quit smoking 35 (26.1)
Number of household members
 1 10 (7.6)
 > 1 124 (92.4)
Residence
 Urban 58 (43.3)
 Peri-urban 46 (34.3)
 Rural 30 (22.4)
 Homeless/displaced 0 (0)