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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics of Tb/HIV co-infected patients at JUTH, Southwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Predictors of mortality in a cohort of tuberculosis/HIV co-infected patients in Southwest Ethiopia

Variable (n = 272) Value Number Percent
Age (in years) 15–24 38 13.9
25–34 140 51.5
35–44 69 25.4
> = 45 25 9.2
Sex Male 114 41.9
Female 158 58.1
Occupation Government employed 48 17.7
NGO* 46 16.9
Farmer 80 29.4
Daily labor 86 31.6
Commercial Sex Worker 12 4.4
Educational status Illiterate 81 29.8
Read and write 51 18.8
Formal education 140 51.4
Religion Orthodox 76 27.9
Muslim 134 49.3
Protestant 50 18.4
Catholic 12 4.4
Marital status Married 165 60.7
Single 58 21.3
Divorced 36 13.2
Widowed 13 4.8
Residence Urban 189 69.5
Rural 83 30.5
Number of people living with <5 210 77.2
> = 5 62 22.8
Water Yes 207 76.1
No 65 23.9
Electricity Yes 207 76.1
No 65 23.9
Room 1 121 44.5
2 110 40.4
3 31 11.4
4 10 3.7
  1. *as Non-governmental organizations