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Table 2 Socio-demographic of study subjects

From: Determinant factors for loss to follow-up in drug-resistant tuberculosis patients: the importance of psycho-social and economic aspects

Variables Treatment success LTFU Total (n = 280) P-value
N (%) or mean ± SD or median (IQR, 1st–3rd quartile)
Sex     0.013
Male 65 (35.7%) 117 (64.3%) 182  
Female 50 (51%) 48 (49%) 98  
Age     0.367
  47.5 ± 11.4 44.4 ± 12.1 45.7 ± 11.9  
  (19–73)* (16–75)* (16–75)*  
Education level     0.635
Elementary school 29 (40.3%) 43 (59.7%) 72  
Junior high school 21 (38.9%) 33 (61.1%) 54  
Senior high school 55 (40.4%) 81 (59.6%) 136  
Diploma and above 10 (55.6%) 8 (44.4%) 18  
Working status     0.010
Jobless 55 (33.7%) 108 (66.3%) 163  
Non-regular Employee 35 (48.6%) 37 (51.4%) 72  
Regular employee 25 (55.6%) 20 (44.4%) 45  
Income     0.007
 < 1 million rupiah 61 (34.7%) 115 (65.3%) 176  
 > 1–3 million rupiah 37 (48.1%) 40 (51.9%) 77  
 > 3 million rupiah 17 (63%) 10 (37%) 27  
Marital status     0.140
Single 11 (27.5%) 29 (72.5%) 40  
Married 89 (42.6%) 120 (57.4%) 209  
Divorced 15 (48.4%) 16 (51.6%) 31  
Family history of TB disease     0.148
Yes 9 (29%) 22 (71%) 31  
No 106 (42.6%) 143 (57.4%) 249  
Body mass index     0.006
Underweight 22 (30.6%) 50 (69.4%) 72  
Normal 72 (41.1%) 103 (58.9%) 175  
Overweight and obese 21 (63.7%) 12 (36.3%) 33  
Negative attitude towards treatment 14 (10–16)** 20 (14–22)** 280  < 0.001
Limitation of social support 15 (11–16)** 19 (16–23)** 280  < 0.001
Dissatisfaction with health service 2 (1–2)** 4 (2–4)** 280  < 0.001
Limitation of economic status 7 (5–9)** 6 (5–11)** 280 0.310
  1. *Mean ± standard deviation (minimum–maximum)
  2. **Median (IQR, 1st–3rd quartile)