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Table 3 Baseline clinical characteristics of drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in Amhara region, from September 1, 2010 to December 31, 2017

From: Risk factors for mortality among drug-resistant tuberculosis patients registered for drug-resistant treatment in Amhara region, Ethiopia: a historical cohort study

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Baseline sputum smear
 Positive 395 79.3
 Negative 103 20.7
Body mass index
  < 18.5 383 76.9
  ≥ 18.5 115 23..1
Diabetes
 Yes 16 3.2
 No 482 96.8
HIV/AIDS
 Positive 123 24.7
 Negative 375 75.3
Anaemia
 Anemic 387 77.7
 Non anemic 111 22.3
Previous tuberculosis treatment history
 Yes 399 80.1
 No 99 19.9
Tuberculosis type
 Pulmonary 442 88.7
 Disseminate 56 11.3
Smoking cigarette
 Yes 72 14.5
 No 426 85.5