Table 2

Univariate analysis of potential factors associated with a diagnosis of definite TBM; definite TBM = 44; not definite TBM = 47

Factor

(+) in definite TBM

(n = 44)

(-) in definite TBM

(n = 44)

Crude odds ratio

95% C. I.

P value


New-onset seizure

14

13

1·04

0·38-2·86

0·93


New-onset neurologic deficit

24

21

0·45

1·19-2·93

0·76


Presence of PTB

15

10

1·72

0·60-4·98

0·26


Lymphocytic pleocytosis

32

18

3·56

1·32-9·74

0·005


Decreased glucose

33

21

3·00

1·10-8·30

0·017


Increased protein

40

30

4·89

1·12-24·43

0·015


Pasco BMC Research Notes 2012 5:49   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-49

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