Variable

Count (N=323)

  Percent (%)

Age                      
18-24
25-44
>44

 

79
163
81

 

24.5
50.4
25.1

Sex                          
Male
Female

 

188
135

 

58.2
41.8

Marital status       
Single
Married
Widowed
Divorced

 

107
192
10
14

 

33.1
59.5
3.1
4.3

Residence                
Urban
Rural

 

183
140

 

56.7
43.3

Religion                  
Muslim
Christian

 

236
87

 

73.1
26.9

Ethnicity                
Afar
Amhara
Others

 

145
126
52

 

44.9
39.0
16.1

Education                 
None
Primary (1-6)
Post-primary (>6)

 

205
77
41

 

63.5
23.8
12.7

Occupation              
Pastoralist
Non-pastoralist

 

147
176

 

45.5
54.5

Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics of pulmonary TB suspects, Ethiopia.