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Table 2 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population in three hospitals of the Oromiya region, Ethiopia.

From: Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: its impact on quality of life

Variables TB/HIV coinfected patients (N = 124)
Number (%)
HIV patients (N = 467)
Number (%)
P-Value
Age in Years    
   15-24 12(9.7) 42(9.0) 0.61
   25-34 53(42.7) 223(47.8)  
   > = 35 59(47.6) 202(43.2)  
Sex    
   Male 62(50) 185(39.6) 0.03
   Female 62(50) 282(60.4)  
Educational status    
   Illiterate 30(24.2) 74(15.8) 0.03
   literate 94(75.8) 393(84.2)  
Occupation    
   Government employee 17(13.7) 52(10.9) 0.003
   Private employee 15(12.1) 84(18.0)  
   Merchant 1(8.1) 69(14.8)  
   Farmer 13(10.5) 32(6.9)  
   Housewives 15(12.1) 79(17.0)  
   Daily laborer 22(17.7) 93(20.0)  
   No Job 32(25.8) 58(12.4)  
WHO staging    0.001
   Stage II 13(10.6) 136(29.5)  
   Stage III 96(78%) 259(56.2)  
   Stage IV 14(11.4) 66(13.4)  
CD4 lymphocyte count    
   <200 46(57.5) 112(27.3) 0.001
   > = 200 34(42.5) 299(72.7)  
On antiretroviral therapy    0.001
   Yes 93(75.6) 464(100)  
   NO 30(24.4) 0