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Table 1 General characteristics of study subjects (n = 4000), Gondar University Teaching Hospital, 2003-2008.

From: Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. A five - year retrospective study

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Sex   
Male 2140 53.5
Female 1860 46.5
Address   
Urban 2062 51.5
Rural 1938 48.5
Age group(years)   
0-14 747 18.7
15-24 901 22.5
25-34 1142 28.6
35-44 672 16.8
45-54 297 7.4
55-64 142 3.5
≥ 65 99 2.5
Tuberculosis type   
Smear positive pulmonary TB 671 16.8
Smear negative pulmonary TB 2196 54.9
Extrapulmonary TB 1133 28.3
  1. TB = tuberculosis