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Table 4 Characteristics of intervention group compared with control group

From: Tackling tuberculosis patients' internalized social stigma through patient centred care: An intervention study in rural Nicaragua

  Control
n = 146
19 missing values
Intervention
n = 122
14 missing values
Stat. sign. (p < 0.05)
Average age 36.2 years 34.4 years NS
Ratio male/female 1.28 1.28 NS
Average distance between the TB treatment center and patient home 17.7 Km 17.03 Km NS
Proportion of illiterates 44.9% 40.9% NS
Proportion without declared income 54.1% 50% NS
Rosenberg self-esteem scale (between 10 and 40) 22.2 22.6 NS