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Table 1 Distribution of bacterial growth with various attributes

From: Bacterial etiology of sputum from tuberculosis suspected patients and antibiogram of the isolates

Attributes Sample size Growth rate (%) Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Gender
 Male 90 54.44 2.06 (1.06–4.03) 0.033
 Female 60 36.66 1  
Age group
 0–15 9 4.44 1  
 16–30 29 37.93 0.76 (0.17–3.47) 0.727
 31–45 25 56.00 1.59 (0.34–7.37) 0.553
 46–60 52 55.76 1.58 (0.38–6.54) 0.531
 60+ 35 37.14 0.74 (0.17–3.25) 0.689
Smoking
 Yes 38 65.79 2.65 (1.16–6.04) 0.020
 No 69 42.03 1  
 In past 43 39.53 0.9 (0.42–1.96) 0.794
Alcohol consumption
 Yes 28 78.57 5.84 (2.14–15.97) 0.000
 No 83 38.55 1  
 In past 39 43.59 1.23 (0.57–2.67) 0.597
TB infection
 Yes 19 94.74 26.49 (3.43–204.46) 0.001
 No 131 40.46 1  
HIV infection
 Yes 5 80.00 4.66(0.51–42.68) 0.174
 No 145 46.21 1