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Table 4 Multivariable analysis of associations between demographics, screening results and active tuberculosis

From: The role of entry screening in case finding of tuberculosis among asylum seekers in Norway

  Mantoux ≥ 10 mm Mantoux ≥ 15 mm Abnormal X-rays
Variables OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Male 1(ref) 1(ref) 1(ref)
Female 2.9 1.2-6.8 2.8 1.2-6.6 2.6 1.2-5.7
Not from Somalia 1(ref) 1(ref) 1(ref)
Somalia 4.0 1.7-9.4 4.2 1.8-9.8 4.7 2.2-10.1
Mantoux ≥ 10 mm 2.9 0.8-9.9 ----- ----- ----- -----
Mantoux
≥ 15 mm
----- ----- 1.9 0.8-4.4 ----- -----
Abnormal X-ray ----- ----- ----- ----- 9.7 4.5-21.2
  1. Three multivariable models where included variables are Somalia, gender, and either Mantoux ≥ 10 mm, Mantoux ≥ 15 mm or an abnormal X-ray