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Table 5 Univariate analysis of the association of patient -related characteristics with an unfavourable outcome in 231 cases treated for at least 24 hours

From: Treatment outcome of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Finland: a cohort study

Variable Total Death Other unfavourable All unfavourable (death and other) together
   N N OR (95% CI) p N OR (95% CI) p N OR (95% CI) p
Sex female 137 15 1   26 1   41 1  
  male 94 17 1.78 (0.83-3.82) 0.14 16 0.97 (0.48-1.95) 0.93 33 1.27 (0.72-2.21) 0.41
Age at diagnosis risk per five years    1.53 (1.24-1.88) <0.001   1.07 (0.95-1.21) 0.29   1.18 (1.03-1.34) 0.01
TB history no 200 30 1   35 1   65 1  
  yes 31 2 0.41 (0.09-1.83) 0.24 7 1.23 (0.49-3.11) 0.67 9 0.85 (0.37-1.95) 0.70
Social risk factor no 215 31 1   40 1   71 1  
  yes 16 1 0.36 (0.05-2.83) 0.33 2 0.55 (0.12-2.56) 0.45 3 0.47 (0.13-1.67) 0.25
Site of tuberculosis superficial 114 13 1   26 1   39 1  
  deep 117 19 1.34 (0.62- 2.89) 0.46 16 0.56 (0.28-1.13) 0.11 35 0.82 (0.47-1.43) 0.48
Immunosuppression no 204 22 1   38 1   60 1  
  yes 27 10 5.03 (2.00-12.87) 0.001 4 1.17 (0.36-3.78) 0.80 14 2.58 (1.15-5.83) 0.02
Malignancy¹ no 223 29 1   42 1   71 1  
  yes 7 2 2.02 (0.38-10.9) 0.41 0 0 1.00 2 0.84 (0.16-4.46) 0.84
Diabetes no 205 25 1   37 1   62 1  
  yes 26 7 2.86 (1.05-7.79) 0.04 5 1.38 (0.47-4.08) 0.56 12 1.98 (0.86-4.52) 0.11
Total   231 32    42    74   
  1. ¹ Information is missing for one case.
  2. ² Max likelihood estimate is not finite.
  3. Significant p-values are darkened.