Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases / 2019 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Assessing the Impact of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) on Tuberculosis Incidence and Predictors of Tuberculosis among Adult Patients Enrolled on ART in Nekemte Town, Western Ethiopia: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Table 1

Baseline sociodemographic characteristics of PLWH at Nekemte referral hospital and Nekemte Health center followed from September 2009-September 2012.

VariablesCategoryCohort GroupTotal N (%)
IPT Cohort
n (%)
Non-IPT
n (%)

Age Group (n=600)18-30102(51%)199(49.75%)301(50.16%)
31-4068(34%)140(35%)208(34.6)
41-5025(12.5%)44(11%)69(11.5%)
>505(2.5%)17(4.25%)22(3.66%)

Sex (n=600)Female113(56.5%)243(60.8%)356(59.6%)
Male87(43.5%)157(39.2%)244(40.7%)

Religion (n=575)Muslim37(18.8%)83(21.33%)120(20.5%)
Orthodox73(37.24%)164(42.16%)237(40.5%)
Protestant82(41.8%)130(33.42%)212(36.24%)
Others∗4(2.04%)12(3.08%)16(2.73%)

Educational Status (n=580)No Education39(20.21%)89(22.94%)106(18.43)
Primary Education84(43.75%)160(41.28%)128(22.07%)
Secondary Education59(30.73%)95(24.48%)154(26.55%)
Tertiary Education10(5.2%)44(11.34%)54(9.3%)

Marital Status (n=575)Married93(48.19%)200(52.35%)293(50.96%)
Single39(20.21%)60(15.70%)99(17.28%)
Divorced/Separated26(13.48%)51(13.35%)77(13.39%)
Widowed/Widower35(18.13%)71(18.59%)106(18.43%)

∗ refers to Catholic or Adventist.

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