Table 4

Health care team and system related factors, cases and controls with TB, stratified by patient category, South Africa, 2002

New TB Patient (N = 926)

Re-treatment TB Patient (N = 236)

Combined


Cases (160)

Controls (766)

OR(95% CI)

Cases (71)

Controls (165)

OR(95% CI)

OR*(95% CI)

AOR† (95% CI)


Factor

n/N

%

n/N

%

n/N

%

n/N

%


Clinic hours convenient

No

32/147

22

60/747

8

3.2 (1.9-5.2)

12/64

19

8/160

5

4.4 (1.5-13)

3.2 (2.1-5.0)

3.4 (2.2-5.2)


Yes

115/147

78

687/747

92

52/64

81

152/160

95


Time spent waiting at clinic

≤ 1 hour

15/146

10

74/709

10

1.0 (0.5-1.8)

9/66

14

13/154

8

1.7 (0.6-4.6)

1.1 (0.7-1.9)

1.1 (0.7-1.9)


> 1 hour

131/146

90

635/709

90

57/66

86

141/154

92


Did HCW treat you with respect?

No

11/158

7

19/761

3

2.9 (1.2-6.6)

10/71

14

3/165

2

8.9 (2.1-51)

4.1 (2.1-8.0)

4.1 (2.2-7.8)


Yes

147/158

93

742/761

97

61/71

86

162/165

98


HCW attitude

Poor

17/160

11

30/763

4

2.9 (1.5-5.6)

12/71

17

5/164

3

6.5 (2.0-24)

3.6 (2.1-6.3)

3.7 (2.2-6.2)


Good

143/160

89

733/763

96

59/71

83

159/164

97


Missed treatment due to HCW attitude

Yes

15/155

10

19/763

25

4.2 (1.9-8.9)

9/69

13

1/162

1

24.2(3.1-1064)

5.4 (2.8-11)

5.8 (3.0-11)


No

140/155

90

744/763

75

60/69

87

161/162

99


Trusted HCW

No

9/156

6

14/749

2

3.2 (1.2-8.1)

5/66

8

4/163

25

3.3 (0.7-17)

3.3 (1.5-7.2)

3.2 (1.6-6.7)


Yes

147/156

94

735/749

98

61/66

92

159/163

75


Told why TB treatment must be taken ≥ 6 months

No

73/152

48

225/746

30

2.1 (1.5-3.1)

31/70

44

47/162

29

1.9 (1.0-3.6)

2.0 (1.5-2.8)

2.1 (1.5-3.1)


Yes

79/152

52

521/746

70

39/70

56

115/162

71


Given counsel or information on TB treatment

No

53/155

34

163/756

22

1.9 (1.3-2.8)

27/69

39

40/164

24

2.0 (1.0-3.8)

1.9 (1.4-2.7)

1.9 (1.4-2.6)


Yes

102/155

26

593/756

78

42/69

61

124/164

76


Received enough education about TB at beginning of treatment

No

17/98

17

44/592

7

2.6 (1.3-4.9)

10/39

26

3/121

2

13.6 (3.1-80)

3.5 (2.0-5.9)

3.6 (2.1-6.2)


Yes

81/98

83

548/592

93

29/39

74

118/121

88


Took pills without direct supervision (DOT)

Yes

77/148

52

400/741

54

0.9 (0.6-1.3)

32/70

46

55/160

34

1.6 (0.8-3.0)

1.0 (0.7-1.3)

1.1 (0.8-1.4)


No

71/148

48

341/741

46

38/70

54

105/160

66


Agreed that if food was provided by clinic, adherence to treatment would have been better

Yes

114/139

82

553/688

80

1.1 (0.6-1.9)

63/68

93

114/151

76

4.1 (1.4-14)

1.5 (1.0-2.4)

1.5 (1.0-2.3)


No

25/139

18

135/688

20

5/68

7

37/151

24


*Combined bivariate odds ratio

† Odds ratio adjusted by patient category

Finlay et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-56

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