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Table 6 Tuberculosis knowledge and its association with attitude towards tuberculosis among university students, eastern Ethiopia

From: Tuberculosis knowledge and attitude among non-health science university students needs attention: a cross-sectional study in three Ethiopian universities

VariableTuberculosis KnowledgeCOR* (95% CI)
Poor
n (%)
Good
n (%)
Feeling if he/she is diagnosed with TB
 Don’t seek immediate medication486 (43.9)185 (30.0) 
 Seek immediate medication620 (56.1)429 (70.0)1.82 (1.474, 2.241)
Would you hide it if you had TB?
 Hide429 (76.6)131 (23.4)1
 Not hide677 (58.4)483 (41.6)2.34 (1.860, 2.934)
Perception about TB affecting his/her social relationship, if he/she is infected
 No562 (64.7)306 (35.3)1
 Yes343 (61.8)212 (38.2)1.14 (0.910, 1.415)
 Do not know201 (67.7)96 (32.3)0.88 (0.663, 1.161)
Feeling about people with TB disease
 Negative feeling702 (71.6)279 (28.4)1
 Positive feeling404 (54.7)335 (45.3)2.09 (1.707, 2.550)
  1. *COR: Crude Odds Ratio
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