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Table 2 Background profile of TB patient study participants in Addis Ababa, August 2016 (n = 10)

From: Patients’ experiences and perceptions on associates of TB treatment adherence: a qualitative study on DOTS service in public health centers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics   Participant
A B C D E F G H I J
Sex
 Male 7 M M   M M    M M M
 Female 3    F    F F    
Age group
 18–23 3 18 19 19        
 24–29 4     24 25 26 28    
 30–35 2         33 35  
 36–41 1           38
Marital Status
 Single 10 S S S S S S S S S S
 Married 0           
Educational level
 Primary, grade 1 to 8 1      4      
 Secondary, grade 9 to 10 6 9 10 9    9 10 10   
 Preparatory, grade 11 to 12 1          12  
 Higher, 12+ 2     12+       12+
Employment status
 Student 2 S   S        
 Self-employee 3      SE SE     SE
 Private organization employee 5   POE   POE     POE POE  
TB category
 Pulmonary TB (PTB) 4 PTB        MDR-PTB PTB PTB
 Extra pulmonary TB (EPTB) 6   EPTB EPTB EPTB EPTB EPTB EPTB