Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Exploring TB-Related Knowledge, Attitude, Behaviour, and Practice among Migrant Workers in Tajikistan

Table 3

Attitude and stigma towards TB associated with main sociodemographic characteristics of migrants.

Sociodemographic characteristicsTotal sample ( 𝑛 = 5 0 9 ) Positive attitude ( 𝑛 = 3 0 8 ) 𝑃 -value
𝑛 𝑛 %

Gender
 Female66100%0.047
 Male50330260%

Age groups
 18–29 years20011960%0.368
 30–39 years17310058%
 40 and over1368965%

Level of education
 No education or Primary573765%0.046
 Secondary37323362%
 Tertiary793848%

Distance from the nearest health centre
 Less than 10 km40424160%0.438
 10 km and more1056764%

Current employment status
 Employed1679657%0.717
 Unemployed34221262%

Financial position of family (answers grouped in 2 categories)
 Lower27016461%0.880
 Higher23814360%
 No answer/refused to answer10%

Tuberculosis knowledge
 Sufficient knowledge1173631%0.426
 Insufficient knowledge3926416%

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