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Table 2 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of TB patients (N = 491)

From: Treatment outcomes of childhood tuberculosis in Addis Ababa: a five-year retrospective analysis

Characteristics Number Percent
Gender   
 Male 219 44.6
 Female 272 55.4
Age groups (years)   
  < 1 33 6.7
 1 – 4 74 15.1
 5 – 9 139 28.3
 10 – 14 245 49.9
TB category   
Pulmonary (248)   
 Smear positive 42 16.9
 Smear negative 206 83.1
Extrapulmonary (243) 243 49.5
Category of TB   
 New 454 92.5
 Relapse 5 1.0
 Failure 2 0.4
 Default 3 0.6
 Transfer in 19 3.9
 Othersa 8 1.6
HIV Status (291)   
 Positive 82 28.2
 Negative 209 71.8
 Unknown 200 40.7
  1. aOther: include loss to follow up