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Factors Associated with Mortality among Patients on TB Treatment in the Southern Region of Zimbabwe, 2013

Table 1

Demographic characteristics of TB patients in southern Zimbabwe, 2013.

Characteristics% (95% CI)

Sex
 Female8911,96645.3 (43.1–47.5)
 Male1,0751,96654.7 (52.5–56.9)
 Missing51,9710.3
Age (in years)
 0–4671,9673.4 (2.7–4.3)
 5–14701,9673.6 (2.8–4.5)
 15–441,3531,96768.8 (66.7–70.8)
 45–643661,96718.6 (16.9–20.4)
 65+1111,9675.6 (4.7–6.8)
 Missing41,9710.2
Median (IQR) 34 (28–44)
Type of health facility
 Rural health clinic9221,96546.9 (44.7–49.1)
 Mission/rural hospital3411,96517.4 (15.7–19.1)
 Polyclinic2661,96513.5 (12.1–15.1)
 District/provincial hospital4361,96522.2 (20.4–24.1)
 Missing61,9710.3
Recorded history of travel outside Zimbabwe prior to TB treatment
 Yes631,9713.2 (2.5–4.1)
 No1,9081,97196.8 (95.9–97.5)

IQR = interquartile range; TB = tuberculosis.

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