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Table 4 The association between the quantity of tea consumption and TB

From: Impact of tea drinking upon tuberculosis: a neglected issue

Tea consumption (g/month) TB Patients Healthy controls ORc (95 % CI) ORad (95 % CI)#
N % N %
Not drinking tea 301 52.44 243 41.75 Reference Reference
1-60 94 16.38 106 18.21 0.716(0.517,0.991)* 0.674(0.472,0.962)*
61-150 98 17.07 124 21.31 0.638(0.466,0.874)* 0.619(0.478,0.801)*
151-300 81 14.11 109 18.73 0.600(0.430,0.837)* 0.564(0.415,0.766)*
  1. Trend χ2 = 12.784, P = 0.000
  2. #Multivariate logistic regression model was used to adjust the covariates of sex, age, marital status, education background, BMI, smoking, alcohol drinking, history of BCG vaccination and cooking with solid fuel.
  3. *P < 0.05