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Table 4 Odds ratio (OR) of knowledge and perception category to become treatment default

From: Knowledge and perception of tuberculosis and the risk to become treatment default among newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis patients treated in primary health care, East Nusa Tenggara: a retrospective study

Variables Treatment default (n, %) Finished treatment (n, %) OR (95% CI) P
Category of TB knowledge score
 Low (0–5) 20 (44.4) 62 (24.3) 2.49 (1.30–4.79) 0.006
 High (≥6) 25 (55.6) 193 (75.7)   
Category of perception of TB score
 Low (0–5) 18 (40.0) 28 (11.0) 5.40 (2.64–11.04) <0.001
 High (≥6) 27 (60.0) 227 (89.0)