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Table 1 Characteristics of tuberculosis patients in seven districts of North Shoa zone, Ethiopia, December 2017

From: Delay in tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment in Amhara state, Ethiopia

Variable Number Percent (%)
Sex
 Male 92 56.8
 Female 70 43.2
Age in years
 1–10 5 3.1
 11–20 29 17.9
 21–29 49 30.2
 30–39 32 19.8
 40–50 29 17.9
 > 50 18 11.1
Marital status
 Married 72 44.4
 Not married 65 40.1
 Divorced 12 7.4
 Widowed 13 8
Resident
 Rural 83 51.2
 Urban 79 48.8
Religion
 Orthodox 145 89.5
 Muslim 16 9.9
 Protestant 1 0.6
Educational status
 Cannot read and write 60 37
 Can read and write 56 34.6
 Primary 34 21
 Secondary 12 7.4
Number of Family
 0–2 39 24.1
 3–6 111 68.5
 7–9 12 7.4
Jobs of respondent
 Government employee 17 10.4
 Self employee 44 27.1
 Housewife 2 1.2
 Farmer 74 45.6
 Student 16 9.9
 Other 9 5.8
Distance travel
 0-5 km 91 56.2
 Greater than 5 km 71 43.8