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Published online 2012 January 20. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-56

Table 3

Patient, condition and therapy-related factors of 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)
Characteristicn/N%n/N%n/N%n/N%

Felt ashamed about TBYes67/15543181/753242.4 (1.6-3.5)31/714448/164301.9 (1.0-3.5)2.3 (1.7-3.1)2.2 (1.6-3.0)

No88/15567572/7537640/7156116/16470

Felt supported by familyYes116/15376651/736880.4 (0.2-0.6)54/6780140/160880.6 (0.3-1.4)0.5 (0.3-0.7)0.5 (0.3-0.7)

No37/1532485/7361213/672020/16022

Knew treatment duration was ≥ 6 monthsYes108/14972623/741840.9 (0.4-2.0)55/6980133/163820.5 (0.3-0.8)0.6 (0.4-0.8)0.6 (0.4-0.8)

No41/14928118/7411614/692030/16318

Felt they might die from TBYes96/15462511/749680.8 (0.5-1.1)41/6563118/159740.6 (0.3-1.2)0.7 (0.5-1.0)0.7 (0.5-1.0)

No58/15438238/7493224/653741/15926

Thought they would finish taking treatmentYes112/14378573/734781.0 (0.6-1.6)52/6363130/152740.8 (0.3-2.0)1.0 (0.7-1.5)1.0 (0.7-1.4)

No31/14322161/7342211/631722/152

Felt that it is possible to cure TBYes119/12397729/738990.4 (0.1-1.7)58/6294149/153970.4 (0.1-2.2)0.3 (0.1-0.9)0.4 (0.2-0.9)

No4/12339/73814/6265/1533

Saw a traditional healer during TB treatmentYes30/1591952/75773.2 (1.8-5.3)9/691312/16571.9 (0.7-5.2)2.8 (1.7-4.3)2.8 (1.8-4.3)

No129/15918705/7579360/6987153/16593

Type of TBPulmonary150/15796732/749980.9 (0.2-1.4)63/6999157/161980.3 (0.05-1.2)0.4 (0.2-0.9)0.4 (0.2-0.8)

Extra Pulmonary7/157417/74926/6915/1612

Alcohol useYes51/15433157/753211.9 (1.3-2.8)27/703946/163281.6 (0.8-2.3)1.9 (1.3-2.6)1.8 (1.3-2.5)

No103/15477596/7537943/7061117/16372

Marijuana/mandrax useYes6/159429/75641.0 (0.3-2.5)8/71119/16552.2 (0.7-6.7)1.5 (0.7-2.9)1.4 (0.7-2.6)

No153/15996727/7569663/7189156/16595

History of defaultNon/an/an/an/an/a26/1651638/71536.2 (3.1-12)n/an/a

Yesn/an/an/an/an/a139/1658433/7147

Hospitalized for TB treatmentYes54/15535287/758380.9 (0.6-1.1)25/703666/163400.8 (0.4-1.5)0.9 (0.6-1.2)0.9 (0.6-1.2)

No101/15565471/7586245/706497/16360

Felt better with treatmentNo32/1502115/754213.3(7.0-27)18/67275/162311.5 (3.9-41)13.3 (7.5-24)12.7 (7.3-22)

Yes118/15079739/7549849/6773157/16297

Treatment side effectsYes73/13853297/679441.4 (1.0-2.2)39/606579/152521.7 (0.9-7.8)1.6 (1.2-2.2)1.5 (1.1-2.1)

No65/13847382/6795621/603573/15248

Spent ≥ 1 day without food during treatmentYes28/1551898/759131.5 (0.9-2.4)16/702330/163181.3 (0.6-2.7)1.5 (1.0-2.2)1.4 (0.9-2.1)

No127/15582661/7598754/7077133/16382

Took TB treatment on an empty stomachYes49/14235183/725251.6 (1.0-2.3)24/623943/160271.7 (0.9-3.3)1.6 (1.2-2.3)1.6 (1.2-2.2)

No93/14265542/7297538/6261117/16073

*Combined bivariate odds ratio

† Odds ratio adjusted by patient category