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Table 1 Demographic and TB-related history of patients at the DTGH, 2008–2016

From: Treatment outcomes of tuberculosis patients under directly observed treatment short-course at Debre Tabor General Hospital, northwest Ethiopia: nine-years retrospective study

Variable Frequency Percentage
Sex Male 516 52.4
Female 469 47.6
Age group (in years) 0–14 99 10.1
15–24 292 29.6
25–34 235 23.9
35–44 151 15.3
45–54 84 8.5
55–64 54 5.5
≥ 65 70 7.1
TB registration status New 832 84.5
Relapsed 57 5.8
Failed 18 1.8
Transfer in 70 7.1
Other 8 0.8
Type of TB PTB+ 241 24.5
PTB- 381 38.7
EPTB 363 36.9
HIV status Positive 238 24.2
Negative 706 71.7
Unknown 41 4.2
Total 985 100.0