Table 4

Multivariate analysis on risk factors for non-cure after anti-tuberculosis treatment in patients diagnosed in 30 remote and poor counties in Shaanxi province, China

Characteristic

OR

95% CI


Education level

Illiterate

1

Primary school

0.50

0.24-1.02

Junior high school

0.34

0.18-0.67

Senior high school

0.38

0.17-0.84

College and above

1.67

0.56-4.94

Annual income (CNY)

≤1000

1

1001-2000

0.71

0.37-1.37

>2000

1.51

0.85-2.68

Co-morbidity

No

1

Yes

5.80

2.77-12.15

Loss of appetite

No

1

Yes

1.77

1.03-3.06

Institute where TB was diagnosed

CDC

1

Other

1.79

1.10-2.92

DOT supervisor

No supervisor

1

Family

0.62

0.37-1.03

Doctor

0.38

0.17-0.88

Interruption of treatment

No

1

Yes

8.41

3.85-18.37

Sputum re-examinations

Regular

1

Irregular

2.56

1.52-4.32

No

2.10

0.90-4.91


*Currency rate: US $100 equals about 780 CNY during the study.

Ai et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:112   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-112

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