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Table 3 Factors associated with death in the study population, 2010a

From: Comparison of characteristics and mortality in multidrug resistant (MDR) and non-MDR tuberculosis patients in China

Patient attributes Unadjusted HR p-value Adjusted HR p-value
(95 % CI) (95 % CI)
Male sex 1 · 50 (0 · 83-2 · 71) 0.17 1 · 39 (0 · 76-2 · 56) 0.28
Age groups (years)
  ≤ 44 1   1  
 45-59 2.02 (1.04-3.92) 0.04 1.46 (0.73-2.94) 0.28
 60~ 2.82 (1.52-5.25) 0.001 1.80 (0.88-3.66) 0.10
Drug resistance status
Non-MDR-TB 1.00   1.00  
MDR-TB 2 · 29 (1 · 41-3 · 71) 0.001 1 · 86 (1 · 09-3 · 13) 0.02
Education
  ≥ Middle school 1.00   1.00  
  ≤ Primary school 3 · 18 (1 · 84-5 · 46) <0.001 2 · 51 (1 · 34-4 · 70) 0.004
Number of bedrooms in patient’s home
  ≥ 4 1.00   1.00  
  ≤ 3 1 · 7 (1 · 01-2 · 86) 0.04 0 · 99 (0 · 56-1 · 75) 0.97
Annual household income (Yuan)
  ≥ 10,000 1.00   1.00  
  < 10,000 2 · 09 (1 · 27-3 · 43) 0.004 1 · 50 (0 · 87-2 · 59) 0.14
Received TB treatment 2.12 (1.23-3.66) 0.007 1.82 (1.02-3.26) 0.04
  1. aThose with missing values were excluded from the comparisons
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