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Table 3 Relationship between carriage of Nontuberculous mycobacteria and M. tuberculosis and characteristics of endoscopy patients at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka

From: Diagnostic yield of nontuberculous mycobacteria in patients booked for endoscopy at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka

Variable Nontuberculous mycobacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Number N = 97 Crude OR Adjusted OR Number N = 97 Crude OR Adjusted OR
OR (95% CI) p value OR p value OR (95% CI) p value OR p value
Sex
 Female 4 1   1   2 1   1  
 Male 3 0.63 (0.13–3.00) 0.55 0.28 (0.04–1.94) 0.20 4 1.79 (0.31–10.40) 0.98 0.34 (0.03–3.89) 0.38
Age  
 Below 45 years 6 1   1   5 1   1  
 Above 45 years 1 0.16 (0.02–1.45) 0.06 0.22 (0.02–2.08) 0.26 1 5.11 (0.55–47.4) 0.11
Occupational status  
 Unemployed 2 1   1   2 1   1  
 Employed 5 3.12 (0.56–17.41) 0.17 3.64 (0.53–24.99) 0.37 4 2.44 (0.42–14.26) 0.31 7.05 (0.31–162.40) 0.22
Weight loss  
 No 6 1   1   5 1   1  
 Yes 1 0.72 (0.08–6.42) 0.76 1.67 (0.14–20.38) 0.69 1 0.87 (0.09–8.03) 0.90  
Anaemia  
 No 1 1   1   5 1   1  
 Yes 6 6.47 (0.70–59.77) 0.06 5.75 (0.54–61.01) 0.15 1 1.17 (0.01–1.62) 0.08 0.08 (0.01–1.20) 0.07
HIV  
 No 6 1   1   3 1   1  
 Yes 1 0.68 (0.07–6.11) 0.73 1.35 (0.12–14.96) 0.81 1 1.42 (0.14–14.74) 0.77 4.84 (0.22–04.87) 0.31