Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of presumptive EPTB cases at Dessie Referral Hospital, from March 1 to June 30, 2017.

Variable Frequency Percent

Age in years
 18-3013237.4
 31-5016145.6
 >506017.0
Sex
 Male18552.4
 Female16847.6
Residence
 Urban17148.4
 Rural18251.6
Marital status
 Married26274.2
 Single9125.8
Occupation
 House wife9928.0
 Merchant8423.8
 Farmer9326.3
 Others7721.8
Educational Status
 Illiterate14340.5
 Grades 1-89326.3
 Grade 9 & above11733.1
Monthly income
 ≤1500 birr21360.3
 >1500 birr14039.7
Family size
 1-313738.8
 >321661.2