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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the patients and their relationships with TB-related stigma

From: Tuberculosis-related stigma and its determinants in Dalian, Northeast China: a cross-sectional study

Variables Patients TB-related stigma P
n % median interquartile range
Sex      0.014
 Male 376 62.56 9.00 3.00–12.00  
 Female 225 37.44 10.00 6.00–14.00  
Age      0.323
  ≤ 24 77 12.81 9.00 2.00–13.00  
 25~ 224 37.27 10.00 5.00–13.00  
 45~ 200 33.28 9.00 4.00–14.00  
  ≥ 65 100 16.64 10.00 5.25–13.75  
Educational status      0.078
 Primary or less 75 12.48 10.00 5.00–15.00  
 Secondary 181 30.12 9.00 3.00–13.00  
 High school or above 345 57.40 10.00 5.00–13.00  
Marital status      0.171
 Unmarried 139 23.13 9.00 6.00–12.00  
 Married 435 72.38 10.00 4.00–13.00  
 Divorced or widowed 27 4.49 11.00 6.00–17.00  
Unemployment      0.001
 Yes 197 32.78 10.00 6.00–15.00  
 No 404 67.22 9.00 3.00–12.00  
Family size      0.009
 1 38 6.32 10.00 7.00–15.00  
 2 123 20.47 10.00 7.00–15.00  
  ≥ 3 440 73.21 9.00 3.00–12.00