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Table 3 Characteristics of persons with tuberculous and non-tuberculous lymphadenitis, Gilgel Gibe, southwest Ethiopia

From: Tuberculosis lymphadenitis in Southwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Characteristics of persons TB status   OR [95% CI]
  Positive n (%) Negative n (%)  
Sex
Male 4 (16.7) 20 (83.3) 1.18 [0.34-4.1]
Female 12 (19.0) 51 (81.0) 1
Age
15-24 3 (18.8) 13 (81.2) 1
25-34 5 (16.7) 25 (83.3) 0.87 [0.18-4.21]
35-44 4 (14.3) 24 (85.7) 0.72 [0.14-3.73]
> = 45 4 (30.8) 9 (69.2) 1.93 [0.34-10.77]
Occupation
Farmer 11 (19.6) 45 (80.4) 0.69 [0.40- 4.06]
Non-farmer 5 (16.1) 26 (83.9) 1
Monthly income
<=400 birr (<=34 USD) 10 (21.3) 37 (78.7) 1.35 [0.14- 12.92]
>400 birr (>34 USD) 1 (16.7) 5 (83.3) 1
Contact with a chronic cougher
Yes 4 (50.0) 4 (50.0) 5.58 [1.23- 25.43]*
No 12 (15.2) 67 (84.8) 1
Contact with cattle
Yes 6 (19.4) 25 (80.6) 1.10 [0.36- 3.39]
No 10 (17.9) 46 (82.10) 1
Drink uncooked milk
Yes 10 (21.3) 37 (78.7) 1.53 [0.50- 4.67]
No 6 (15.0) 34 (85.0) 1
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, USD United Sates Dollar, *p < 0.05.