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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression analysis on factors associated with nutritional deficiency among pulmonary tuberculosis patients attending hospitals of Bale Zone, Ethiopia, 2018

From: Nutritional deficiency and associated factors among new pulmonary tuberculosis patients of Bale Zone Hospitals, southeast Ethiopia

VariableNutritional deficiencyAOR (95% CI)p-value
Yes (%)No (%)
Age
 ≥ 18202 (54.3)125 (33.6)1 
 5–1731 (8.3)11 (2.96)1.31 (0.11, 15.27)0.83
 < 52 (0.54)1 (0.27)0.73 (0.33, 1.60)0.43
Education
 Basic115 (30.9)43 (11.56)1 
 No Formal103 (27.69)76 (20.43)0.45 (0.2, 1.01)0.054
 Post basic17 (4.57)18 (4.84)0.75 (0.035, 1.60)0.45
Employment
 Working112 (30.19)87 (23.45)1 
 Not working122 (32.88)50 (13.48)1.73 (1.07, 2.81)0.03
Residence
 Urban116 (31.18)48 (12.9)1 
 Semi urban27 (7.23)16 (4.3)1.17 (0.69, 2.0)0.57
 Rural92 (24.73)73 (19.62)1.11 (0.53, 2.32)0.80
Family size
 < 5138 (37.1)99 (26.61)1 
 ≥ 597 (26.08)38 (10.22)0.64 (0.40, 1.05)0.08
Khat chewing
 Yes42 (11.29)14 (3.76)1 
 No193 (51.88)123 (33.06)0.43 (0.22, 0.84)0.01
  1. Italic values indicate statistical significance of p-value ≤ 0.05