Table 4

Multivariate analysis of factors independently associated with pulmonary tuberculosis in children admitted with severe pneumonia
Variable OR (95% CI) p-value
Age group (months ) Above 5 years 1
Under 1 year 2.8 (1.1 - 7.4) 0.028
1- 5 years 2.4 (1.05 - 5.9) 0.038
Cough for 2 or more weeks 1.7 (0.8 - 3.4) 0.11
History of TB contact 3.0 (1.3 - 6.5 ) 0.005
Peripheral lymphadenopathy 1.7 (0.7 - 3.7) 0.17
Positive HIV serology 1.3 (0.8 - 2.0 ) 0.15
Mod/severe Anaemia 1.9 (0.8 - 4.4) 0.12

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Nantongo et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-16

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