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Table 4 Knowledge about latent TB 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 know about latent TB?   
Variables Group Yes, 115 (13.7 %) No, 724 (86.3 %) χ2-value p-value
Religion Muslim 103(13.7 %) 649(86.3 %) 0.001 0.980
Hindu 12(13.79 %) 75(86.21 %)
Gender Male 88(15.4 %) 484(84.6 %) 4.28 0.039
Female 27(10.1 %) 240(89.9 %)
Parents’ education No Education 15(11.4 %) 117(88.6 %) 2.41 0.492
Primary 16(11.7 %) 121(88.3 %)
Secondary 33(16.5 %) 167(83.5 %)
Higher 51(13.8 %) 319(86.2 %)
Residence Rural 83(14.0 %) 508(86.0 %) .192 0.661
Urban 32(12.9 %) 216(87.1 %)
Type of family Single Family 94(14.1 %) 575(85.9 %) 0.330 0.565
Joint Family 21(12.4 %) 149(87.6 %)