Table 3

Bivariate analysis for the characteristics of the study participants
Random Blood Sugar (RBS) level in mg/dl
Characteristic ≥200, (n=22) n (%) <200, (n=238) n (%) OR 95%CI P value
Age in years
Age≥35 17(6.5) 160(61.5) 1.66(0.59-4.66) 0.33
Age<35 5(1.9) 78(0.3)
Gender
Male 9(40.9) 137(57.6) 0.51(0.21-1.24) 0.13
Female 13(59.1) 101(42.4
Place of residence
Urban 15(68.2) 168(70.6) 0.89(0.35-2.28) 0.813
Rural 7(31.8) 70(29.4)
Occupation
Employed 17(77.3) 185(77.7) 0.97(0.34-2.76) 0.961
Unemployed 5(22.7) 53(22.3)
Smoking status
Former smoker 3(13.6) 63(26.5) 2.28(0.65-7.97) 0.141
Non smoker 19(86.4 175(73.5)
HIV serology
HIV positive 13(59.1) 195(81.5) 0.32(0.13-0.79) 0.016
HIV negative 9(40.9) 43(18.5)
Category of TB
δPTB 19(86.4) 178(74.8) 0.46(0.13-1.64) 0.225
§EPTB 3(13.6) 60(25.2)
Episode of TB
Newly diagnosed 18 (81.8) 192 (80.7) 2.13(0.61-7.5) 0.3
Relapsed TB 4(18.2) 46(19.3)
*BMI, kg/m2
≥17.5 7(2.6) 103(39.6) 0.61(0.24-1.6) 0.3
<17.5 15(5.7) 135(51.9)
**GFR,ml/min
GFR<90 5 64 1.25(0.44-3.53) 0.67
GFR≥90 17 174
***ALT in U/L
ALT≥80 3 6 6.1(1.4-26.36) 0.032
ALT<80 19 232
CD4/mm3
CD4≥350 0.82(0.1-6.7) 0.85
CD4<350
****ALP-U/L.
ALP≥12 8 102 0.76(0.31-1.88) 0.56
ALP<129 14 136

SD- Standard deviation *BMI-Body mass index ** GFR-Glomerular filtration rate ***ALT- Alanine transaminase **** ALP- Alkaline phosphatase δPTB-Pulmonary tuberculosis §EPTB-Extra pulmonary tuberculosis.

Kibirige et al.

Kibirige et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-122

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