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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of HIV status with respect to potential predictors

From: Assessing the accessibility of HIV care packages among tuberculosis patients in the Northwest Region, Cameroon

Variable HIV Positive# Univariate Analysis Multivariate Analysis
  N (%) ORa 95% CIb P-value ORc 95% CI P-value
All 1473 (68.5)       
Health Facility        
   Faith-based 694 (61.7) 1 - - 1 - -
   Public 779 (76.0) 1.97 (1.63 - 2.37) 0.000 2.08 (1.66 - 2.61) 0.000 d
Sex        
   Male 700 (64.0) 1 - - 1 - -
   Female 773 (73.1) 1.53 (1.27 - 1.84) 0.000 1.78 (1.45 - 2.19) 0.000
Age Group        
   0-14 44 (48.4) 1 - - 1 - -
   15-29 428 (58.5) 1.51 (0.98 - 2.34) 0.065 2.16 (1.33 - 3.50) 0.002
   30-44 754 (81.3) 4.66 (2.99 - 7.25) 0.000 7.28 (4.47 - 11.87) 0.000
   45-59 208 (72.0) 2.74 (1.69 - 4.45) 0.000 3.90 (2.31 - 6.60) 0.000
   ≥ 60 39 (34.8) 0.57 (0.32 - 1.00) 0.052 0.70 (0.38 - 1.28) 0.249
Residence        
   Rural 756 (68.0) 1 - - 1 - -
   Urban 717 (69.0) 1.05 (0.87 - 1.25) 0.631 0.72 (0.58 - 0.89) 0.003
Category of Patients        
   Others* 143 (79.0) 1 - - 1 - -
   New 1330 (67.5) 0.55 (0.38 - 0.80) 0.002 0.58 (0.39 - 0.87) 0.008
TB Type        
   EPTB 206 (60.2) 1 - - 1 - -
   SNPTB 417 (81.3) 2.87 (2.10 - 3.91) 0.000 3.03 (2.16 - 4.25) 0.000
   SPPTB 850 (65.6) 1.26 (0.99 - 1.61) 0.064 1.13 (0.86 - 1.49) 0.387
  1. a- crude odds ratio
  2. b- 95% confidence interval
  3. c- adjusted odds ratio
  4. d- significant values are highlighted
  5. *Others - Includes treatment failure, treatment default, transferred in from another facility and relapse cases
  6. # Denominator is the total number of patients tested for HIV (2150)