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Table 2 Potential predictors of TB infection for chart review, Zewditu Memorial Hospital, Dec 2008.

From: Evaluation of collaborative TB/HIV activities in a general hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Predictor variable Category Crude OR P-value* Adjusted OR P-value
Age 18-34 Referent 0.31 Referent  
  ≥ 35 1.27 (0.76-2.11)   1.22 (0.71-2.07) 0.47
Occupation Unemployed Referent   Referent  
  Employed 0.96 (0.74-1.26) 0.86 0.82 (0.48-1.42) 0.32
Education No education Referent   Referent  
  Primary & above 0.77 (0.48-1.31) 0.26 1.62 (0.63-4.17) 0.32
History of TB contact No Referent   Referent  
  Yes 3.06 (1.36-6.89) 0.007 2.81 (1.22-6.45) 0.02
Cough > 2 weeks No Referent   Referent  
  Yes 3.79 (1.46-9.86) 0.006 3.77 (1.44-9.87) 0.01
  1. *Level of significance at p < 0.05