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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study population in relation to patients' area of residence (conflict vs non-conflict zones)

From: Armed conflicts have an impact on the spread of tuberculosis: the case of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia

Characteristics From conflict zones From non-conflict zones
  No % No %
Sex     
Female 24 44.4 78 45.3
Male 30 55.6 94 54.7
Age     
≤ 25 17 31.5 70 40.7
26-45 24 44.4 80 46.5
≥ 46 13 24.1 22 12.8
Education     
Illiterate 49 90.7 151 87.8
Literate 5 9.3 21 12.2
Marital status     
Married 35 64.8 94 54.7
Single 14 25.9 65 37.8
Widowed/Divorced 5 9.3 13 7.6
Form of TB     
Pulmonary 36 66.7 139 80.8
Extra-pulmonary 18 33.3 33 19.2