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Table 4 Multivariate analysis on risk factors for non-cure after anti-tuberculosis treatment in patients diagnosed in 30 remote and poor counties in Shaanxi province, China

From: Factors associated with low cure rate of tuberculosis in remote poor areas of Shaanxi Province, China: a case control study

Characteristic OR 95% CI
Education level   
Illiterate 1  
Primary school 0.50 0.24-1.02
Junior high school 0.34 0.18-0.67
Senior high school 0.38 0.17-0.84
College and above 1.67 0.56-4.94
Annual income (CNY)   
≤1000 1  
1001-2000 0.71 0.37-1.37
>2000 1.51 0.85-2.68
Co-morbidity   
No 1  
Yes 5.80 2.77-12.15
Loss of appetite   
No 1  
Yes 1.77 1.03-3.06
Institute where TB was diagnosed   
CDC 1  
Other 1.79 1.10-2.92
DOT supervisor   
No supervisor 1  
Family 0.62 0.37-1.03
Doctor 0.38 0.17-0.88
Interruption of treatment   
No 1  
Yes 8.41 3.85-18.37
Sputum re-examinations   
Regular 1  
Irregular 2.56 1.52-4.32
No 2.10 0.90-4.91
  1. *Currency rate: US $100 equals about 780 CNY during the study.