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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Strengthening contact tracing capacity of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Enugu, southeast Nigeria: a targeted and focused health education intervention study

Socio-demographic characteristics Study group Control group Ch-square P value 95% CI
No (%) No (%)
  N = 176 N =172    
Age: mean ± SD 31.7 ± 10.4 33.4 ± 11.0 t =1.48 0.139  
Gender:      
Male 89(50.6) 81(47.1) 0.420 0.517 -24.1 - 17.1
Female 87(49.4) 91(52.9)    -24.2 - 17.1
Occupation:      
Student 39(22.2) 32(18.6) 2.450 0.784 -13.0 - 20.2
Trader 31(17.6) 28(16.3)    -14.2 -16.8
Farmer 21(11.9) 24(14.0)    11.7 - 15.9
Civil servant 18(10.2) 20(11.6)    11.5 - 14.3
Artisan 9(5.1) 5(2.9)    -5.8 -10.3
Others 58(33.0) 63(36.6)    16.6 -22.6
Marital status:      
Ever married 80(45.5) 90(52.3) 1.640 1.998 13.7 - 27.3
Never married 96(54.5) 82(47.7)    -13.7 - 27.3
Education:      
None 19(10.8) 28(16.3) 2.530 0.469 8.6 - 19.6
Primary 36(20.5) 30(17.4)    -13.0 - 19.2
Secondary 74(42.0) 72(41.9)    -20.2 - 20.4
Tertiary 47(26.7) 42(24.4)    -15.7 - 20.3
Total 176(100.0) 172(100.0)