Table 2

Association of independent variables with the occurrence of EPTB at University of Gondar Hospital, from January 2012 to April 2012, (N = 344)
Variables EPTB status COR (CI) AOR (CI) P-value
Positive,N
    o
(%)
Negative,N
    o
(%)
Residence 0.346
  Urban 14 (12.5) 98 (87.5) 1.51 (0.73-3.13) * ---------------
  Rural 20 (8.6) 212 (91.4) 1.00
Ingestion of raw milk 0.162
  Yes 28 (15.1) 158 (84.9) 4.49 (1.81-11.15) * * --------------
  No 6 (3.8) 152 (96.2) 1.00
Monthly income
  <400 13 (20.6) 50 (79.4) 13.78 (2.99-63.4)* * 12.9 (2.25-68.02) 0.018
  400-550 14 (13.3) 91 (86.7) 8.15 (1.81-36.83) 9.77 (1.92-49.68) 5.1
  551-800 5 (7.4) 63 (92.6) 4.21 (0.79-22.33) (0.23-31.48) 1.00
  >800 2 (1.9) 106 (98.1) 1.00
Family size ---------------- 0.270
  ≤4 20 (12.2) 14 (87.8) 1.00
  ≥5 14 (7.8) 166 (92.2) 0.61 (0.29-1.25) *
Number of house of rooms
1 28 (9.9) 256 (90.1) 1.42 (.179-11.28) * ---------------- 0.106
2 5 (10.9) 41 (89.1) 1.59 (.169-14.83)
3 1 (7.1) 13 (92.9) 1.00
TB contact <0.001
  Yes 19 (26.8) 52 (73.2) 6.29 (3.0-13.17)* * * 6.67 (2.78-16.90)
  No 15 (5.5) 258 (94.5) 1.00 1.00
History of TB
  Yes 16 (34) 31 (66) 8.0 (3.71-17.26)* * * 4.77 (1.86-12.24) 0.001
  No 18 (6.1) 279 (93.9) 1.00 1.00
Underlined Diseases
  Yes 23 (19.8) 93 (80.2) 4.88 (2.3-10.4)* * * 2.79 (1.15-6.78) 0.023
  No 11 (4.8) 217 (95.2) 1.00 1.00
Specimen
  FNAC 28 (12.7) 193 (87.3) 2.40 (1.02-5.69) * * 2.94 (1.07-8.09) 0.036
  Body fluid 6 (4.9) 117 (95.1) 1.00 1.00

Key: *** P-value <0.001, ** p-value < 0.05, * p-value >0.05.

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Zenebe et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:21   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-21

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