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Research Article

Assessment of Anti-TB Drug Nonadherence and Associated Factors among TB Patients Attending TB Clinics in Arba Minch Governmental Health Institutions, Southern Ethiopia

Table 3

Healthcare system related characteristics of the TB patients that attended TB clinics at governmental health institutions of Arba Minch town, Southern Ethiopia, 2017 .

Variable FrequencyPercent

Preferable time for TB clinic
2:00–6:00 AM15055.3
8:00–11:00 AM12044.3
After 2 PM10.4
Waiting time at health facility
<1 hr22583.0
1-2 hr4617.0
Distance to health facility
0–5 km21579.3
>5 km5620.7
Transport cost
0–5 birr21579.3
>5 birr5620.7
Supervision
None4416.2
Family member176.3
Health worker21077.5
Relationship with health worker
Very friendly228.1
Friendly20876.8
Indifferent3211.8
Unfriendly93.3
Knowledge on symptoms of TB
All14453.2
Some11542.4
Not knowing124.4
Time to stop TB medication
6–24 months13248.7
8–24 months9334.3
When feeling better4617.0
TB status disclosure
Yes24991.9
No228.1
Reason for not disclosing
Fear of stigma and discrimination22100

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