Table 3: Prevalence of low comprehensive TB Knowledge, Ethiopia 2011.

Characteristics CategoryWomenMen
Prevalence 95% CIPrevalence95% CI

National total44.14(42.05, 46.24)32.3(30.34, 34.32)

ResidenceUrban28.1(24.55, 31.95)21.11(18.29, 24.24)
Rural49.17(46.69, 51.66)35.44(33.06, 37.9)

Age15–2446.31(43.74, 48.9)39.92(37.18, 42.74)
25–3442.57(39.72, 45.47)27.6(25.24, 30.08)
35–4441.5(38.37, 44.71)27.19(24.61, 29.93)
45–4945.36(41.02, 49.77)27.42(23.27, 32.0)

RegionAccessible regions 45.4(43.07, 47.75)33.14(30.97, 35.37)
Hard to reach regions 41.59(8.09, 45.18)34.31(31.03, 37.75)
City administrations 27.51(24.79, 30.42)17.95(14.34, 22.23)

Current marital statusNever in union42.11(39.4, 44.87)36.87(34.24, 39.57)
Married44.66(42.03, 47.32)28.79(26.66, 31.02)
Living with partner42.96(37.22, 48.9)31.87(24.1, 40.8)
Widowed39.84(34.23, 45.73)37.95(22.82, 55.84)
Divorced52.83(47.14, 58.45)41.79(33.78, 50.27)
No longer living together/separated42.72(35.54, 50.21)22.6(12.84, 36.65)

EducationNo education52.67(50.01, 55.32)44.01(40.85, 47.21)
Primary40.09(37.68, 42.56)31.16(28.84, 33.58)
Secondary22.41(18.72, 26.59)15.8(13.16, 18.85)
More than secondary13.99(10.36, 18.61)8.251(6.038, 11.18)

Wealth quintileLowest55.31(51.78, 58.8)42.7(38.29, 47.22)
Second50.77(47, 54.53)37.05(33.63, 40.61)
Middle49.63(45.9, 53.36)35.66(32.09, 39.39)
Fourth43.69(40.33, 47.11)30.15(26.9, 33.62)
Highest27.93(24.86, 31.23)20.67(17.8, 23.87)

OccupationProfessional/technical/managerial9.023(5.007, 15.73)7.766(5.317, 11.21)
Not working45.25(42.51, 48.01)34.94(30.09, 40.12)
Clerical/sales and services36.02(33.35, 38.78)24.66(20.87, 28.89)
Agricultural employee51.38(48.06, 54.7)35.84(33.4, 38.35)
Skilled manual41.52(35.84, 47.44)21.01(17.13, 25.5)
Unskilled manual55.6(47.14, 63.74)29.98(20.37, 41.73)

Exposure to mass mediaAccesses none of the three media at least once a week57.17(54.52, 59.77)50.75(46.78, 54.72)
Accesses either newspaper, TV, or radio at least once a week 37.87(35.66, 40.14)28.31(26.41, 30.3)

Heard of community conversation programNo50.1(47.62, 52.58)42.1(39.45, 44.79)
Yes30.71(28.51, 32.99)23.35(21.24, 25.59)