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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis examining factors associated with the likelihood of isolating non-tuberculous mycobacteria from the pastoral communities of Nakasongola and Mubende, Uganda.

From: Isolation of non-tuberculous mycobacteria from pastoral ecosystems of Uganda: Public Health significance

Variable Variable level OR [CI, 95%] P-value
Consumed untreated or treated water Untreated water vs. treated water 33 [11.1-100] 0.0001
Close contact with cattle or other domestic animals Yes vs. no 13.8 [3.8-19.0] 0.0001
Type of water sources used Valley dams vs. spring 20 [14.3-25.0] 0.003
Shared water sources between animals and humans Yes vs. no 5.3 [1.7-16.1] 0.003
Wild animals found drinking water at same water sources Primates vs. antelopes 4.6 [1.3-17.0] 0.021