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Table 3 Predictors of unsuccessful treatment outcome: Multiple logistic regression analysis

From: Analysis of tuberculosis treatment outcomes among pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Independent variables B S.E p value AOR (95% CI)
Among all PTB patients*
 Older age .02 .00 < .0005 1.02 (1.01, 1.0)
 Retreatment case .85 .25 .001 2.34 (1.43, 3.84)
 S+ PTB .17 .17 .323 1.18 (.84, 1.67)
 Hypertension .13 .35 .711 1.14 (.56, 2.30)
 Diabetes .25 .33 .452 1.28 (.66, 2.47)
 Smoker .50 .24 .040 1.65 (1.02, 2.67)
Among new smear positive PTB patients
 Age .14 .49 .782 1.15 (.44, 3.01)
 Sputum positivity at 2 months 2.62 .51 < .0005 13.78 (5.09, 37.26)
 Smoker 1.06 .60 .079 2.89 (.88, 9.43)
  1. Italic values indicate statistically significant (p < 0.05)
  2. *Model summary (Chi square = 58.870, degrees of freedom = 6, p < .0005, pseudo R2 = .114)
  3. Model summary (Chi square = 34.199, degrees of freedom = 3, p < .0005, pseudo R2 = .291)