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Table 2 Medical characteristics of study participants the study participants

From: Predictor of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in southwestern part of Ethiopia: a case control study

Variable MDR-TB cases (n = 59)
Number (%)
Control (n = 73)
Number (%)
Total
Number (%)
Current TB status
 New 21 (36) 66 (90) 87 (65.9)
 Previously treated 38 (64) 7 (10) 45 (34.1)
Site of infection
 Pulmonary 57 (96.6) 59 (80.8) 116 (87.9)
 Extra-pulmonary 2 (3.4) 14 (19.2) 16 (12.1)
Contact history with MDR-TB
 Yes 35 (59) 15 (21) 50 (37.9)
 No 24 (41) 58 (79) 82 (62.1)
Presence of drug side effect
 Yes 39 (66) 6 (8) 45 (34)
 No 20 (34) 67 (92) 87 (65.9)
Hospital admission before on set of disease
 Yes 33 (54) 5 (7) 38 (28.8)
 No 26 (46) 68 (93) 94 (71.2)
Previous chronic lung condition
 Yes 24 (41) 2 (3) 26 (19.7)
 No 35 (59) 71 (97) 106 (80.3)
HIV status
 Negative 68 (93) 52 (88) 120 (90.9)
 Positive 5 (7) 7 (12) 12 (9.1)
Smoking status
 Yes 14 (23.7) 7 (9.6) 21 (15.9)
 No 45 (76.3) 66 (90.4) 111 (84.1)
Drinking status
 Yes 19 (32.2) 6 (8.2) 25 (18.9)
 No 40 (67.8) 67 (91.8) 107 (81.1)
Diabetic history
 Yes 8 (13.6) 1 (1.7) 9 (6.8)
 No 51 (86.4) 72 (98.6) 123 (93.2)