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Table 2 Additional characteristics of patients receiving support

From: The importance of providing counselling and financial support to patients receiving treatment for multi-drug resistant TB: mixed method qualitative and pilot intervention studies

  Type of support provided
  Counselling Combined
  N (%) N (%)
Marital Status
 Unmarried 19 (58) 18 (43)
 Married 14 (42) 23 (55)
 Other (d/w/s) 0 (0) 1 (2)
Total 33 (100) 42 (100)
Occupation
 Unemployed 18 (55) 38 (91)
 Labourer 2 (6) 1 (2)
 Housewife 3 (9) 0 (0)
 Business 2 (6) 0 (0)
 Student 4 (12) 3 (7)
 Agriculture 2 (6) 0 (0)
 Service 1 (3) 0 (0)
 Other 1 (3) 0  
Total 33 (100) 42 (100)
Origin
 Local 10 (30) 7 (17)
 Migrant 23 (70) 35 (83)
Total 33 (100) (100) 42
Residence (among migrants only)
 Rented room 17 (74) 25 (71)
 Friend’s home 1 (4) 2 (6)
 Relative’s home 4 (18) 7 (20)
 Other 1 (4) 1 (3)
Total 23 (100) 35 (100)