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Table 3 Ordinal logistic regression analysis of missing any dose of anti-TB medication in two weeks with mutually adjusted ORs and 95% CI

From: Non-adherence to anti-tuberculosis treatment among internal migrants with pulmonary tuberculosis in Shenzhen, China: a cross-sectional study

  OR (95% CI) P
Age (Ref § : <25)   
25~ 1.12 (0.74-1.69) 0.59
35~ 0.94 (0.55-1.59) 0.81
45~ 1.12 (0.57-2.21) 0.75
55~ 1.50 (0.70-3.21) 0.30
Gender (Ref: Female)   
Male 0.92 (0.66-1.28) 0.61
Educational level (Ref: Primary school or less)   
Junior high school 1.10 (0.60-2.02) 0.75
Senior high school 1.77 (0.93-3.36) 0.08
Junior college or above 1.28 (0.62-2.62) 0.50
Marital status (Ref: Married/cohabitation)   
Single/widow/divorced 1.24 (0.85-1.80) 0.27
Employment status (Ref: Employed)   
Unemployed 0.68 (0.47-0.98) 0.04
Social support (Ref: good)   
Fair 1.09 (0.71-1.67) 0.68
Poor 0.66 (0.37-1.17) 0.15
History of prior anti-TB treatment (Ref: New case)   
Retreated case 0.61 (0.34-1.09) 0.09
Sputum smear status (Ref: Positive)   
Negative 1.09 (0.80-1.49) 0.59
Travel time to the nearest CHC (Ref: <15Mins)   
≥15 Mins 1.41 (1.04-1.92) 0.03
Can TB patients stop anti-TB treatment by themselves when mild adverse drug reaction appears? (Ref: No, they cannot.)   
Yes, they can./Not sure. 1.58 (1.16-2.15) <0.01
It does not matter that TB patients miss some doses of anti-TB medication, does it? (Ref: Yes, it does.)   
No, it does not./Unknown. 1.89 (1.30-2.74) <0.01
Does TB patient need to keep anti-TB treatment up when symptoms disappear? (Ref: Yes.)   
No./Unknown. 0.99 (0.73-1.35) 0.96
  1. §Ref is reference.