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Table 2 Predictors of treatment failure over 6 months of follow-up

From: Predictors of therapy failure in newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis cases in Beira, Mozambique

Characteristics Univariate analysis
O.R.
Multivariate analysis
Adj–O.R.
Age (years) 1.02 (0.98–1.04)
Female 0.28 (0.16–0.40) 0.58 (0.47–0.78)*
Low BMI (< 18) 1.80 (1.42–2.02) 1.42 (1.18–1.72)*
No education 1.50 (1.28–1.74) 1.85 (1.02–2.95)*
Alcohol use 0.04 (0.00–0.10) 0.45 (0.08–1.03)
Employed 0.51 (0.43–0.70) 0.64 (0.59–0.83)*
Monthly income ≤ 50 dollars 1.85 (1.35–2.45) 1.74 (1.24–2.21)*
Actual smoking 2.02 (1.27–2.53) 1.33 (0.85–178)
Sexual partner/s 0.10 (0.04–0.85) 0.39 (0.08–1.28)
Positive chest X-ray
HIV positive 1.80 (1.50–2.00) 1.42 (1.10–1.78)*
Antiretroviral treatment (ART) 0.64 (0.38–0.78) 0.74 (0.50–1.03)
Diabetes or IGT
Positive sputum examination 0.25 (0.10–0.40) 0.71 (0.28–1.23)
Positive GeneXpert 2.00 (1.45–2.55) 1.28 (0.74–2.79)
  1. * p < 0.05