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Table 3 Knowledge about the TB as curable 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

   Do you think about TB as curable disease?   
Variables Group Yes 819 (97.6 %) No 20 (2.4 %) χ2-value p-value
Religion Muslim 733(97.5 %) 19(2.5 %) 0.636 0.425
Hindu 86(98.9 %) 01(1.1 %)
Gender Male 553(96.7 %) 19(3.3 %) 6.795 0.009
Female 266(99.6 %) 01(.4 %)
Parents’ education No Education 124(93.9 %) 08(6.1 %) 13.176 0.004
Primary 135(98.5 %) 02(1.5 %)
Secondary 193(96.5 %) 07(3.5 %)
Higher 367(99.2 %) 03(.8 %)
Residence Rural 578(97.8 %) 13(2.2 %) 0.291 0.589
Urban 241(97.2 %) 07(2.8 %)
Type of family Single Family 653(97.6 %) 16(2.4 %) 0.001 0.976
Joint Family 166(97.6 %) 4(2.4)