Table 2: Lifestyle and clinical characteristics of presumptive EPTB cases at Dessie Referral Hospital, from March 1 to June 30, 2017.

Variable FrequencyPercent

Cigarette Smoking
 Yes277.6
 No32692.4
Alcohol Drinking
 Yes5214.7
 No30185.3
previous PTB infection
 Yes329.1
 No32190.9
chronic illness
 Yes17349.0
 No18051.0
Type chronic illness (n=173)
 Kidney3821.96
 HIV3218.49
 DM4928.32
 Hypertension3419.65
 Others2011.56
Contact with PTB patients
 Yes164.5
 No33795.5
Consumption of raw milk
 Yes5214.7
 No30185.3