Table 5

Associations between patient characteristics and prevalence of TB
Background characteristic Unadjusted OR 95% CI Adjusted OR 95% CI
Gender
Male Reference Reference
Female 1.79 0.43 - 7.50 1.74 0.42 - 7.30
Age (yrs)
12-14 Reference Reference
15-16 1.18 0.27 - 5.30 0.95 0.12 - 7.47
17-18 0.5 0.06 - 4.34 0.27 0.02 - 3.72
Schooling status
Out of school 4.87 0.98 - 24.21 6.8 1.28 - 36.03
In school Reference Reference
Level of education
> 7 years Reference Reference
≤ 7 years 1.14 0.14 - 9.30 0.63 0.03 - 13.23
Unknown -- --
TB contact (baseline)
Yes 20.42 5.08 - 82.18 15.67 3.57 - 68.77
No Reference Reference
Cough duration (ever)
Cough < 14 days Reference Reference
No cough -- --
Cough ≥ 14 days 6.84 1.63 - 28.70 5.15 1.20 - 22.10

Abbreviation: Key: 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval.

Waako et al.

Waako et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:349   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-349

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