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Table 2 Results of logistic regression for a positive TST (TST≥10 mm) result

From: Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection in healthy young adults in a country with high tuberculosis burden and BCG vaccination at birth

  Bivariate analysis Multivariable analysis
  Crude OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
Age 1.3 1.03-1.68 1.6 1.11-2.20
Nursing/LT 1.5 0.62-3.61 1.1 0.33-3.43
Others1/LT 2.0 0.72-5.30 1.0 0.22-4.81
Second year/First year 0.6 0.28-1.49 0.3 0.08-1.30
Third year/First year 1.1 0.35-3.31 0.5 0.07-3.18
Amhara/AA 0.9 0.26-2.84 1.2 0.24-5.65
Oromia/AA 1.4 0.42-4.60 1.4 0.31-5.92
Southern Nations/AA 0.1 0.01-1.38 0.1 0.01-1.63
Others2/AA 1.4 0.38-4.80 1.0 0.22-4.82
Muslim/Christian 1.2 0.46-3.01 0.7 0.19-2.83
Khat3 consumption (Yes/No) 2.5 0.58-10.38 9.2 1.41-59.69
BCG Scar (Yes/No) 1.7 0.80-3.72 1.5 0.57-3.82
BMI 1.0 0.79-1.20 0.7 0.54-1 .00
  1. 1Midwifery, Radiography, Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy; 2Tigray and Somali; 3Khat: Catha edulis is commonly known as Khat; TST: Tuberculin Skin Test; LT: Laboratory Technology; AA: Addis Ababa; BMI: Body Mass Index; OR = Odds Ratio; CI: Confidence Interval.