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Table 1 Characteristics of Survey Respondents

From: Acceptability and feasibility of delegating HIV counseling and testing for TB patients to community health workers in the Philippines: a mixed methods study

TB patients (n = 89) n %
 Male 61 68.5
 Married 49 55.1
 Finished High School 37 41.6
 Unemployed 64 71.9
 Distance of residence from the nearest barangay health station
  < 1 km 50 56.5
  > 1 km 39 43.5
 Type of TB Patient
  First-time 63 70.8
  Retreatment 26 29.2
 Reported being asked if they want to be tested for HIV at initial TB diagnosis 68 76.4
 Had themselves HIV tested (n = 88) 80 89.8
 Reported receiving HIV Counseling before blood extraction 54 60.7
 Reported that relationship between TB and HIV was explained to them 58 53.9
Barangay Health Workers (n = 81) n %
 Female 78 96.3
 Married 66 81.5
 Finished at least high school 65 80.3
 Temporary employment status (contract renewed every year) 50 61.7
 Honorarium per month (receives less than US$ 60 per month) 45 55.6