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Table 1 Socio demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Factors associated with poor knowledge among adults on tuberculosis in Bangladesh: results from a nationwide survey

Characteristics TB cases 240, n (%) Community control 240, n (%) P value*
Age groups (Years)  
15-34 112 (46.7) 127 (52.9) 0.150
35-54 75 (31.3) 76 (31.7)  
≥55 53 (22.0) 37 (15.4)  
Sex  
Male 152 (63.3) 116 (48.3) 0.001
Female 88 (36.7) 124 (51.7)  
Residence  
Rural 120 (50.0) 120 (50.0) 1.000
Urban 120 (50.0) 120 (50.0)  
Education    
0 101 (42.1) 78 (32.5) 0.001
1-5 65 (27.1) 47 (19.6)  
6-10 62 (25.8) 85 (35.4)  
10+ 12 (5.0) 30 (12.5)  
Occupation  
“Sales & services” 109 (45.4) 33 (13.8) 0.001
“Manual labour” 108 (53.7) 93 (38.7)  
“Dependents” 23(9.6) 114 (47.5)  
Smoker  
Yes 128 (64.0) 72 (36.0) 0.001
No 112 (40.0) 168 (60.0)  
  1. *p < 0.05, Chi X2 values.