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Table 1 General characteristics of TB suspects, smear culture positive and MDR-TB cases in Hitossa District, Arsi Zone of Oromia Region, Central Ethiopia, 2015

From: Primary and secondary anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in Hitossa District of Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State, Central Ethiopia

Characteristics TB suspects (N = 2,758) Culture positive TB cases (N = 106)
Sex n (%) n (%)
 Male 1041 (37.7) 51 (48.1)
 Female 1717 (62.3) 55 (51.9)
 Total 2758 (100) 106 (100)
Age   
 15–24 543 (19.7) 40 (37.7)
 25–34 525 (19.0) 18 (17.0)
 35–44 448 (16.3) 29 (27.4)
  ≥ 45 1242 (45.0) 19 (17.9)
 Total 2758 (100) 106 (100)
Residence   
 Rural 2277 (82.6) 58 (54.7)
 Urban 481 (17.4) 48 (45.3)
 Total 2758 (100) 106 (100)
Education   
 Literate 1212 (43.9) 47 (44.3)
 Illiterate 1546 (56.1) 59 (55.7)
 Total 2758 (100) 106 (100)
History of pervious TB treatment   
 No 2218 (80.4) 85 (80.2)
 Yes 540 (19.6) 21 (19.8)
 Total 2758 (100) 106 (100)