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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of 921 tuberculosis (TB) cases at Kality Federal Prison, Ethiopia during 2009–2017

From: Patient characteristics associated with different types of prison TB: an epidemiological analysis of 921 TB cases diagnosed at an Ethiopian prison

Characteristics No. (%a)
Age
 18–24 345 (37.5)
 25–44 473 (51.4)
 45–64 82 (8.9)
 65+ 13 (1.4)
 Unknown 8 (0.9)
Gender
 Male 902 (97.9)
 Female 19 (2.1)
Previous history of TB
 No 769 (83.5)
 Yes 123 (13.4)
 Unknown 29 (3.1)
TB type
 PTB 621 (67.4)
 EPTB 300 (32.6)
PTB diagnosis (n = 621)
 MC-Sputum smear positive 197 (31.7)
 MC-Gene Xpert positive 45 (7.2)
 MC-unknown 1 (0.2)
 Clinically diagnosed 378 (60.9)
Year
 2009 73 (7.9)
 2010 137 (14.9)
 2011 118 (12.8)
 2012 98 (10.6)
 2013 90 (9.8)
 2014 96 (10.4)
 2015 96 (10.4)
 2016 146 (15.9)
 2017 67 (7.3)
HIV serological status
 Positive 238 (25.8)
 Negative 540 (58.6)
 Unknown 143 (15.5)
  1. MC microbiologically confirmed
  2. aDue to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100