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Table 2 Evaluating the effects of selected individual-level associated factors on the level of IFN-γ

From: Latent tuberculosis infection and associated risk indicators in pastoral communities in southern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Characteristic Crude mean difference (95%CI) Adjusted mean difference (95%CI) P-Value
Gender 0.408 (−0.325-1.140) 0.300 (−0.460-1.061) 0.438
Age 0.010 (−0.018-0.038) 0.010 (−0.019-0.040) 0.490
BMI −0.259 (− 0.972-0.454) −0.196 (− 0.926-0.534) 0.598
Health status 0.516 (−0.321-1.353) 0.517 (− 0.358-1.393) 0.246
Current antibiotic use 0.765 (−1.188-2.714) 0.865 (−1.176-2.907) 0.405
BCG 0.429 (−0.559-1.418) 0.275 (−0.758-1.309) 0.601
  1. Reference categories were male for gender, sick for health status, current antibiotic users for current antibiotic use and vaccinated for BCG vacination status
  2. Note BMI Body Mass Index, BCG Bacille Calmette Guerin