Table 2

Multivariable analysis for odds of poor treatment outcome among TB patients, N = 193
OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)a
Male 1.13 (0.48, 2.69) 1.02 (0.40, 2.70)
Female 1 1
Age (years)
≥ 56 2.96 (0.95, 9.24)
26-55 1.62 (0.70, 3.72)
≤ 25 1
Age (years)
Per 1 year increase 1.03 (1.00, 1.05) 1.02 (1.00, 1.05)
Education
Some secondary 1.05 (0.39, 2.81) --
Completed secondary 1.47 (0.66, 3.26)
Some college or greater 1
Occupation
Unemployed 1.98 (0.85, 4.63) --
Other 2.28 (0.86, 6.06)
Employed 1
Household income
0-89.9 USD/month 6.26 (2.20, 17.75) 6.18 (1.83, 20.94)
90.0-162 4.42 (1.45, 13.49) 4.28 (1.36, 13.53)
>162 1 1
Baseline household health care expenditures
0-50 GEL/month 1.91 (0.69, 5.30) --
51-200 1.19 (0.48, 2.97)
>200 1
Proportionate monthly income spent healthcare expenditure
>1.0 1.59 (0.66, 3.82) 0.61 (0.21, 1.77)
0.50-1.0 1.23 (0.51, 2.99) 0.68 (0.24, 1.92)
<0.50 1 1
Any stigma
Yes 0.95 (0.40, 2.26) 0.82 (0.30, 2.27)
No 1 1

aAdjusted model included sex, age, household income, health care expenditures, and proportionate monthly income spent on healthcare.

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