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Table 2 Clinical and behavioural 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
Disclosure Yes 176 64.7
No 96 35.3
Function Work 138 50.8
Ambulatory 95 34.9
Bed redden 39 14.3
WHO stage 1 17 6.3
2 67 24.6
3 124 45.6
4 64 23.5
Regimen First line 229 84.2
Second line 43 15.8
CD4 <200 cells/copies 163 59.9
> = 200 cells/copies 109 40.1
Median (range) 172.5 (425) -
TB type Pulmonary 213 78.3
Extra pulmonary 14 5.2
Mixed 45 16.5
Mode of TB entry New 232 85.3
Relapse 27 9.9
Dropout 13 4.8
Partner HIV status Positive 189 69.5
Negative 1 0.4
Unknown 82 30.1
Risky behaviour Yes 191 70.2
No 81 29.8
Condom use Yes 47 17.3
No 225 82.7
Tobacco smoking Yes 126 46.3
No 146 53.7
Alcohol drinking Yes 76 27.9
No 196 72.1