Table 3

Factors associated with a short time (≤ 3 months) to full implementation of the FDC-RHZE regimen in Brazil
Factors Crude odds ratio 95% CI Adjusted odds ratio 95% CI
Small population (< 10,000)
 No 1 1
 Yes 16.84 13.39 – 21.17 25.52 19.09- 34.10
Low population density (<88 inhabitants /km2)
 No 1 1
 Yes 5.64 4.68 – 6.80 2.33 1.87 – 2.91
Low level of incidence TB (<50/100,000)
 No 1 1
 Yes 4.21 3.57 – 4.96 8.79 6.75 – 11.45
High coverage DOT* (>80%)
 No 1 1
 Yes 2.30 1.79 – 2.95 1.55 1.14 – 2.12
High laboratory confirmation pulmonary TB (>80%)
 No 1 1
 Yes 2.12 1.85 – 2.42 1.93 1.63 – 2.29
High laboratory monitoring (>80%)
 No 1 1
 Yes 1.45 1.27 – 1.67 0.92 0.78 – 1.09
Less than 120 patients treated
 No 1 1
 Yes 134.26 18.73 – 962.41 10.07 1.36 – 74.52

* DOT- Directly observed treatment.

Braga et al.

Braga et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:321   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-321

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