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Table 5 Factors associated with prejudice towards a patient with tuberculosis (n = 708), southwest Ethiopia

From: Prejudice and misconceptions about tuberculosis and HIV in rural and urban communities in Ethiopia: a challenge for the TB/HIV control program

Variables Prejudice towards TB patient Crude OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR
(95%CI)
  High Low   
Sex, no (%)     
   Male 156(51.5) 147(48.5) 1 1
   Female 243(60.0) 162(40.0) 1.4(1.0,1.9)* 1.3(1.0, 1.9)*
Literacy status, no (%)     
   Literate 146(51.0) 140(49.0) 1 1
   Non-literate 253(60.0) 169(40.0) 1.4(1.0,1.9)* 1.4 (1.1, 2.0)*
Age in years, no (%)     *
   15-24 120(59.1) 83(40.9) 0.8(0.5,1.3)  
   25-30 133(55.9) 105(44.1) 0.7(0.4,1.1))  
   35-44 73(47.4)) 81(52.6) 0.5(0.3,0.8)*  
   >=45 73(64.6) 40(35.4)) 1  
Residence, no (%)     *
   Urban 108(50.9)) 104(49.1) 1  
   Rural 291(58.7) 205(41.3) 1.4(0.9,1.8)  
  1. *Excluded in the final model