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Table 3 Odd ratios for site 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

  Pulmonary TB Extra-pulmonary TB Disseminated TB
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 81 79 0.69 (0.42 - 1.14) 52 36 1.35 (0.80 - 2.26) 10 6 1.44 (0.51 - 4.09)
20 - 39 846 305 0.71 (0.56 - 0.89)** 419 111 1.30 (1.02 - 1.66)* 106 21 1.67 (1.03 - 2.70)*
40 - 59 228 422 0.80 (0.62 - 1.04) 132 212 1.09 (0.83 - 1.42) 31 30 1.82 (1.08 - 3.06)*
60 - 79 31 960 0.99 (0.56 - 1.77) 17 533 0.98 (0.54 - 1.77) 3 81 1.16 (0.35 - 3.79)
≥80 5 401 1.52 (1.43 - 1.60) 0 167 - 0 37 -
Total 1191 2167 0.89 (0.79 - 0.99)* 620 1059 1.02 (0.91 - 1.16) 150 175 1.53 (1.22 - 1.91)***
  1. * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001
  2. ^ Reference category