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Table 1 Knowledge about type of TB disease and its association with socio-economic and demographic factors

From: Assessment of knowledge regarding tuberculosis among non-medical university students in Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study

   Is TB communicable disease?   
Variables Group Yes, 432 (51.5 %) No, 283 (33.7 %) No idea, 124 (14.8 %) χ2-value p-value
Religion Muslim 383 (50.9 %) 255 (33.9 %) 114 (15.2 %) 1.218 0.544
Hindu 49 (56.32 %) 28(33.7 %) 10(12.0 %)
Gender Male 307 (53.7 %) 178 (31.1 %) 87 (15.2 %) 5.52 0.043
Female 125 (46.8 %) 105 (39.3 %) 37 (13.9 %)
Parents’ education No Education 71(53.8 %) 38(28.8 %) 23(17.4 %) 7.25 0.298
Primary 69(50.4 %) 45(32.8 %) 23(16.8 %)
Secondary 105(52.5 %) 61(30.5 %) 34(17.0 %)
Higher 187(50.5 %) 139(37.6 %) 44(11.9 %)
Residence Rural 314(53.1 %) 182(30.8 %) 95(16.1 %) 8.42 0.015
Urban 118(47.6 %) 101(40.7 %) 29(11.7 %)
Type of family Single Family 349(52.2 %) 231(34.5 %) 89(13.3 %) 5.79 0.045
Joint Family 83(48.8 %) 52(30.6 %) 35(20.6 %)