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Table 1 Profile of the study participants (n = 3537)

From: Impacts of hepatitis B and hepatitis C co-infection with tuberculosis, a prospective cohort study

Variables Frequency Percentage
Sex Male 1734 49
Female 1803 51
Resident Rural 2817 79.64
Urban 720 20.36
Educational status Illiterate 170 4.8
Informal education 707 20
Formal education 2660 75.2
Problematic alcohol use Present 383 89.2
Absent 3154 10.8
Type of TB Smear positive 996 28.2
Smear negative 1782 50.2
Extra pulmonary 759 21.5
Other chronic illness Present 281 7.9
Absent 3256 92.1
Smoking Yes 301 8.5
No 3236 91.5
IPa Infected 2327 65.8
Not infected 1210 34.2
HIV Positive 2641 74.7
Negative 896 25.3
  1. aIP Intestinal parasite
  2. The socio-demographic profiles of the whole study participants. The descriptions of 3537 tuberculosis patients were presented. The table also describes the proportions of Intestinal parasitic status infection and the HIV status of the tuberculosis patients
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