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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study population

From: Treatment outcomes and their trend among tuberculosis patients treated at peripheral health settings of Northern Ethiopia between 2009 and 2014: a registry-based retrospective analysis

VariablesN (%)
Health center
 Kassech810 (23.5)
 Mekelle1143 (33.2)
 Semen1492 (43.3)
Age group
 0–17350 (10.2)
 18–642833 (82.2)
 65 +262 (7.6)
Sex
 Male1999 (58)
 Female1463 (42)
TB type
 Pulmonary positive617 (17.9)
 Pulmonary negative1357 (39.4)
 Extra-pulmonary1471 (42.7)
TB history categorya
 New2602 (91.8)
 After relapse122 (4.3)
 After failure12 (0.4)
 After default3 (0.1)
 Other94 (3.3)
HIV statusb
 Negative751 (75.0)
 Positive652 (18.8)
  1. a Excluding Transfer-in
  2. b Excluding patients with Unknown status and missed values [2042 (59.3%)]