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Table 4 Patient characteristics associated with binary treatment success among TB retreatment cases registered in eleven RRHs of Uganda (n = 730)

From: Tuberculosis retreatment ‘others’ in comparison with classical retreatment cases; a retrospective cohort review

Characteristics Total Treatment Success n (%) Unadjusted OR (95 % CI) P-value* Adjustedb OR (95 % CI) P-value*
Overall 730 410 (56.2)     
Type of retreatment case       
Classical retreatment cases 398 243 (61.1) 1.00   1.00  
 Retreatment ‘others’ 332 167 (50.3) 0.65 (0.48, 0.87) 0.004** 0.60 (0.44, 0.82) 0.001**
HIV status       
 Positive 424 236 (55.7) 1.00   1.00  
 Negative 266 159 (59.8) 1.18 (0.87, 1.62) 0.288 1.13 (0.82, 1.56) 0.452
 Unknown 40 15 (37.5) 0.48 (0.24, 0.93) 0.030** 0.44 (0.22, 0.88) 0.020**
Age groupa       
 15-44 509 292 (57.4) 1.00   1.00  
 <15 39 27 (69.2) 1.67 (0.83, 3.37) 0.143 2.32 (1.12, 4.81) 0.024**
 ≥45 181 90 (49.7) 0.73 (0.52, 1.03) 0.073 0.75 (0.53, 1.06) 0.102
Sex       
 Male 523 296 (56.6) 1.00   1.00  
 Female 207 114 (55.1) 0.94 (0.68, 1.30) 0.708 0.97 (0.69, 1.35) 0.844
Anatomical site       
 Pulmonary 689 388 (56.3) 1.00    
 Extrapulmonary 41 22 (53.7) 0.90 (0.48, 1.69) 0.739   
Treatment regimen       
 Retreatment: 2SRHZE/1RHZE/5RHE 582 322 (55.3) 1.00    
 New: 2RHZE/6EH or 2RHZ/4RH 116 66 (56.9) 1.07 (0.71, 1.59) 0.756   
 Other regimen 32 22 (68.8) 1.78 (0.83, 3.82) 0.137   
  1. *Wald P-value
  2. **Significant at P = 0.05
  3. a1 patient had missing data
  4. bAdjusted for HIV status, age, and sex