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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in questionnaire survey

From: Is tuberculosis patients management improved in the integrated TB control model in West China? A survey in Guizhou Province, China

Demographic characteristics Frequency Percentage
Age (n = 638)
  < 20 75 11.8
 20–40 229 35.9
 40–60 194 30.4
  ≥ 60 140 21.9
Gender (n = 637)
 Male 389 61.1
 Female 248 38.9
Ethnicity (n = 633)
 Han Race 448 70.8
 Others 185 29.2
Residence (n = 637)
 Urban 65 10.2
 Rural 572 89.8
Registered information (n = 632)
 Resident 563 89.1
 Migrant 69 10.9
Marital status (n = 630)
 Single 154 24.5
 Married 426 67.6
 Divorced/Widowed 50 7.9
Education (n = 633)
 Primary and below 311 49.1
 Junior middle school 176 27.8
 High school and above 146 23.1
Occupation (n = 638)
 Staff/Cadre/Retiree 42 6.6
 Self-employed 33 5.2
 Farmer/Migrant worker 448 70.2
 Student 56 8.8
 Others 59 9.2
Main source of income (n = 631)
 Patients 108 17.1
 Shared with other 278 44.1
 Others 245 38.8
Economic status (n = 635)
 Labor force 415 65.4
 Dependant 220 34.6
Health insurance (n = 636)
 Basic health insurance 613 96.4
 Others 23 3.6
TB burden (n = 638)
 Low 181 28.4
 Middle 221 34.6
 High 272 37.0
Type of patient (n = 638)
 New 560 87.8
 Retreatment 78 12.2
AFB smear status (n = 638)
 Negative 382 59.9
 Positive 256 40.1
First health facility for consultation (n = 638)
 Primary health facility 96 15.0
 Non-primary health facility 542 85.0
Nearest health institution (n = 637)
 Primary health facility 516 81.0
 Non-primary health facility 121 19.0
Adherence to treatment (n = 637)
 Adherence 478 74.9
 Missed dose 92 14.4
 Interrupted treatment 40 6.3
 No follow-up sputum exam 27 4.2
Willingness to receive TB treatment management (n = 637)
 Yes 380 59.7
 No 257 40.3
  1. TB Tuberculosis, AFB Acid-fast bacilli