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Table 1 Sample characteristics N = 2098

From: Drug resistant tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia: an analysis of surveillance data 2014–2015

Characteristics Levels Mean SD
Age/year   36.6 15.9
   n %
Gender Male 1449 69.1
Female 649 30.9
Occupation Driver 147 7
Housemaid 246 11.7
Housewife 172 8.2
Handcraft 48 2.3
Student 148 7.1
Unemployed 283 13.5
Prisoner 123 5.9
Other 931 44.4
Nationality Saudi 879 41.9
Non-Saudi 1219 58.1
Region Center 557 26.5
West 796 37.9
East 340 16.2
South 290 13.8
North 115 5.5
TB site Pulmonary 1901 90.6
EPTB 197 9.4
Diabetes Yes 267 12.7
No 1831 87.3
HIV Yes 45 2.1
No 2053 97.9
Lung diseases Yes 54 2.6
No 2044 97.4
Chronic renal failure Yes 19 0.9
No 2079 99.1
Immunosuppressive Yes 13 0.6
No 2085 99.4
Previous TB treatment Yes 143 6.8
No 1955 93.2
  1. SD Standard deviation, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, TB tuberculosis