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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of CPT uptake with respect to potential predictors

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

Variable CPT# Univariate Analysis Multivariate Analysis
  N (%) ORa 95% CIb P-value ORc 95% CI P-value
All 524 (47.0)       
Health Facility        
   Faith-based 283 (65.8) 1 - - 1 - -
   Public 241 (35.2) 0.28 (0.22 - 0.36) 0.000 0.29 (0.22 - 0.38) 0.000 d
Sex        
   Male 231 (45.0) 1 - - 1 - -
   Female 293 (48.8) 1.16 (0.92 - 1.47) 0.215 1.32 (1.02 - 1.71) 0.036
Age Group        
   0-14 13 (35.1) 1 - - 1 - -
   15-29 148 (45.7) 1.55 (0.76 - 3.16) 0.224 0.89 (0.42 - 1.90) 0.766
   30-44 280 (49.4) 1.80 (0.90 - 3.61) 0.097 1.26 (0.60 - 2.60) 0.542
   45-59 73 (46.5) 1.60 (0.76 - 3.38) 0.213 1.20 (0.55 - 2.61) 0.649
   ≥ 60 10 (34.5) 0.97 (0.35 - 2.70) 0.956 0.74 (0.26 - 2.15) 0.583
Residence        
   Rural 290 (54.4) 1 - - 1 - -
   Urban 234 (40.3) 0.57 (0.45 - 0.72) 0.000 0.86 (0.65 - 1.12) 0.256
Category of Patients        
   Others* 57 (47.5) 1 - - 1 - -
   New 467 (47.0) 0.98 (0.67 - 1.43) 0.915 0.77 (0.51 - 1.17) 0.223
TB Type        
   EPTB 74 (42.3) 1 - - 1 - -
   SNPTB 145 (42.9) 1.03 (0.71 - 1.48) 0.894 0.83 (0.65 - 1.12) 0.256
   SPPTB 305 (50.7) 1.41 (1.00 - 1.98) 0.049 0.83 (0.56 - 1.23) 0.350
  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 HIV-positive patients with CPT records available (1114)