Table 1

Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population in three hospitals of, Ethiopia, April, 2009

Variables

TB/HIV coinfected patients

HIV patients

Crude OR

Adjusted OR

Number (%)

Number (%)

(95%CI)

(95%CI)


Age in Years

15-24

12(9.7)

42(9.1)

1

-

25-34

53(42.7)

221(47.5)

0.8(0.4,1.7)

> = 35

59(47.6)

202(43.4)

1.0(0.5,2.1)

Sex

Male

62(50)

185(39.8)

1.5(1.0, 2.2)*

1.9(1.0,3.7)*

Female

62(50)

280(60.2)

1

1

Educational status

Illiterate

30(24.2)

74(15.9)

1

1

literate

94(75.8)

391(84.1)

0.6(0.4, 0.9)*

0.8(0.4,1.6)

Marital status

Single

24(19.3)

75(16.1)

1.3(0.7,2.5)

-

Married

42(33.9)

191(41.1)

0.9(0.5,1.6)

Divorced

33(26.6)

93(20.0)

1.5(0.8,2.7)

Widowed

25(20.2)

106(22.8)

1

Occupation (n = 580)

Government worker

17(14.8)

51(11.0)

1

1

Private employee

15(13.1)

83(17.8)

0.5(0.2,1.1)

0.9(0.3,2.7)

Merchant

1(0.9)

69(14.8)

0.4(0.2,1.0)

0.6(0.2,2.3)

Farmer

13(11.3)

32(6.9)

1.2(0.5,2.8)

2.0(0.6,6.5)

Housewives

15(13.0)

79(17.0)

0.6(0.3,1.3)

1.4(0.4,4.7)

Day laborers

22(19.1)

93(20.0)

0.7(0.4,1.5)

1.6(0.6,4.8)

No Job

32(27.8)

58(12.5)

1.6(1.1, 3.4)*

1.7(0.5,5.1)

Have source of income

Yes

70(56.5)

341(73.3)

1

1

No

54(43.5)

124(26.7)

2.2(1.4,3.2)*

1.9(1.0,3.8)*

WHO staging(n = 582)

Stage II

13(10.6)

136(29.6)

1

1

Stage III

96(78.0)

257(56.0)

1.6(1.3,1.9)*

2.3(1.1,4.6)*

Stage IV

14(11.4)

66(14.4)

1.2(0.9,1.5)

1.3(0.5,3.5)

CD4 lymphocyte count(n = 489)

< 200

46(57.5)

112(27.4)

1.9(1.2,2.8)*

3.6(2.1,6.1)*

> = 200

34(42.5)

297(72.6)

1

1

Antiretroviral therapy

Yes

93(75.6)

462(100)

0.02(0.001, 0.04)

0.01(0.001, 0.003)*

No

31(24.4)

3

1


*statistically significant (P < 0.05)

Deribew et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:201   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-201

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