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Table 4 Combined multivariable assessment of host and Environmental factors for tuberculosis: comparison of TB cases and clinic controls (n = 274).

From: Risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis: a clinic-based case control study in The Gambia

Variable Adja OR (95% CI) Adja p value
Ethnic group, n(%)   
   Mandinka 1.0  
   Wolof 2.76 (0.65–2.01) 0.17
   Fula 0.78 (023–2.64) 0.70
   Jola 3.83 (1.35–10.86) 0.012
   Other 0.94 (0.32–2.74) 0.91
Smoker in past 6 months   
   No 1.0  
   Yes 1.88 (0.83–4.26) 0.13
Occupation   
   Unemployed 2.70(0.56–12.94) 0.22
   Unskilled worker 1.0  
   Skilled worker 0.65 (0.24–1.71) 0.38
   Professional 0.22 (0.03–1.72) 0.15
   Other 1.17 (0.38–3.61) 0.79
Ceiling   
   Yes 1.0  
   No 2.12 (0.91–4.93) 0.082
Crowding index   
   1 1.0  
   2 2.58 (0.69–9.68) 0.16
   3 5.05 (1.75–14.62) 0.003
Household member had TB   
   No/unsure   
   Yes 10.17 (4.08–25.63) <0.0001
  1. aAdjusted