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Table 2 Odd ratios for type of disease according to origin of patients (not Italy-born/Italy-born) by age group

From: Epidemiology of tuberculosis in a low-incidence Italian region with high immigration rates: differences between not Italy-born and Italy-born TB cases

  New case Re-treatment case Unknown
Age group (years) Not Italy-b n Italy-b^ n OR 95% CI Not Italy-b n Italy-b^ n OR 95% CI Not Italy-b n Italy-b^ n OR 95% CI
0 - 19 85 73 0.96 (0.59 - 1.58) 2 1 1.70 (0.15 - 19.0) 26 8 3.14 (1.36 - 7.22)**
20 - 39 820 187 2.00 (1.61 - 2.49)*** 43 17 0.80 (0.45 - 1.42) 187 19 3.49 (2.15 - 5.67)***
40 - 59 230 290 1.85 (1.43 - 2.38)*** 18 30 1.02 (0.56 - 1.86) 65 44 2.81 (1.88 - 4.22)***
60 - 79 25 650 1.37 (0.79 - 2.40) 7 132 1.74 (0.77 - 3.95) 7 108 2.17 (0.95 - 4.92)
≥80 2 244 0.99 (0.16 - 5.99) 1 40 3.55 (0.39 - 32.5) 1 67 2.02 (0.22 - 18.3)
Total 1162 1444 1.98 (1.76 - 2.21)*** 71 220 1.98 (1.76 - 2.21)*** 282 246 2.19 (1.83 - 2.63)***
  1. * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001
  2. ^Reference category