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Table 3 Sociodemographic characteristics of mineworkers and ex-mineworkers participating in FGDs, Zambia (N = 271). Numbers are n and % unless otherwise specified

From: Zambia Assessment of Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in the Mines (ZATHIM): implications for programs and policies

Focus Group Discussion Total
N
Mineworkers n (%) Ex-mineworkers
n (%)
Males
n (%)
Females n (%) Age Median (IQR) Years in Mine Median (IQR)
Copperbelt Province 206 135 (65.5) 71 (34.5) 199 (96.6) 7 (3.4) 39 (29, 48) 14 (10, 22)
Chambishi 1 8 1 (12.5) 7 (87.5) 8 (100) 0 54 (38, 62) 14 (10, 22)
Chambishi 2 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 36 (28, 50) 6 (3, 17)
Chambishi 3 9 9 (100) 0 9 (100) 0 32 (25, 38) 6 (3, 8.5)
Chililabombwe 1 10 0 10 (100) 10 (100) 0 46 (39, 51) 19 (7, 25)
Chililabombwe 2 8 8 (100) 0 8 (100) 0 39 (35, 44) 15 (10, 18)
Chingola 1 10 0 10 (100) 10 (100) 0 62 (48, 64) 29 (12, 32)
Chingola 2 8 8 (100) 0 8 (100) 0 41 (35, 50) 18 (10, 21)
Chingola 3 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 29 (27, 31) 6 (5, 8)
Kagem 1 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 43 (41, 44) 13 (9, 18)
Kagem 2 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 26 (24, 29) 4 (1, 5)
Kagem 3 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 30 (26, 39) 4 (2, 6)
Kalulushi 1 8 6 (75.0) 2 (25.0) 8 (100) 0 39 (36, 41) 12 (9, 14)
Kalulushi 2 9 8 (89.0) 1 (11.0) 9 (100) 0 32 (28, 43) 9 (6, 15)
Kitwe 1 10 0 10 (100) 10 (100) 0 56 (53, 61) 21 (20, 26)
Kitwe 2 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 41 (36, 50) 14 (10, 30)
Kitwe 3 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 28 (26, 29) 5 (3, 6)
Luanshya 1 11 0 11 (100) 11 (100) 0 43 (39, 49) 15 (14, 28)
Luanshya 2 7 7 (100) 0 7 (100) 0 34 (30, 38) 10 (5, 26)
Mufulira 1 10 0 10 (100) 10 (100) 0 54 (37, 56) 25 (13, 30)
Mufulira 2 11 11 (100) 0 11 (100) 0 42 (40, 47) 11 (8, 20)
Mufulira 3 10 7 (70.0) 3 (30.0) 10 (100) 0 26 (24, 29) 2 (1, 7)
Mufulira 4 7 0 7 (100) 0 7 (100) 30 (26, 31) 3 (2, 5)
North-Western Province 65 44 (67.7) 21 (32.3) 49 (75.3) 16 (24.6) 33 (30, 37) 7 (5, 10)
Kalumbila 1 10 10 (100) 0 10 (100) 0 34 (38, 42) 3 (1, 7)
Kalumbila 2 7 7 (100) 0 0 7 (100) 29 (24, 32) 6 (4, 11)
Lumwana 1 7 7 (100) 0 7 (100) 0 32 (29, 33) 8 (6, 10)
Lumwana 2 6 6 (100) 0 0 6 (100) 34 (39, 36) 7 (4, 8)
Lumwana 3 11 0 11 (100) 11 (100) 0 34 (31, 38) 3 (2, 8)
Solwezi 1 10 0 10 (100) 10 (100) 0 41 (35, 45) 9 (5, 13)
Solwezi 2 8 8 (100) 0 8 (100) 0 33 (32, 36) 11 (7, 12)
Solwezi 3 6 6 (100) 0 3 (50.0) 3 (50.0) 36 (32, 45) 10 (5, 13)
TOTAL 271 179 (66.1) 92 (33.9) 248 (91.5) 23 (8.5) 37 (29, 45) 9 (5, 15)
  1. IQR interquartile range; p-values based on χ2 for categorical and Wilcoxon rank-sum test for test of medians