BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Assessment of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis Using Gene Xpert MTB/RIF Assay and Fluorescent Microscopy and Its Risk Factors at Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia

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
Alcohol Drinking
previous PTB infection
chronic illness
Type chronic illness (n=173)
Contact with PTB patients
Consumption of raw milk