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Table 4 Predictors of total knowledge score (Questionnaire 2)

From: Understanding of latent tuberculosis, its treatment and treatment side effects in immigrant and refugee patients

  Total knowledge Score- questionnaire 2
  Univariable analysis Multivariable analysis
  High score a Low score b       
  N = 22 N = 24       
Variables ( n) ( n) uIRR (95% CI) P aIRR (95% CI) P
Age, years 22 24 1.02 (0.89-1.75) 0.737    
Interpreter 6 15 0.23 (0.07-0.79) 0.019 0.313 (0.14-0.69) 0.004
I & R Clinic 7 10 0.66 (0.20-2.19) 0.490 1.75 (0.93-3.30) 0.083
Male sex 9 12 0.69 (0.22-2.23) 0.537    
Tertiary educated 16 13 2.26 (0.66-7.76) 0.197    
Lived in a refugee camp 3 6 0.47 (0.10-2.18) 0.338    
Mean number of clinic visits 2.5 2.6 5.53 0.59-51.64) 0.134    
Residence in Australia > 1 year 13 12 1.44 (0.45-4.64) 0.537    
Sub-Saharan African country of birth 7 6 1.13 (0.32-3.98) 0.845    
  1. I & R Clinic = Immigrant and Refugee Clinic; CI = Confidence Interval; uIRR = unadjusted Incidence Rate Ratio; aIRR = adjusted Incidence Rate Ratio.
  2. a High Score, greater than 6/9.
  3. b Low Score, less than or equal to 6/9.