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Table 3 Multivariate log-binomial regression analysis of factors associated with QFT positivity among study participants (n = 242)

From: Prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among coal workers’ pneumoconiosis patients in China: a cross-sectional study

Variable Adjust prevalence ratio 95% CI p-value p-trend
Job category
 Transport and helping 1.00   
 Mining 1.49 0.80–2.76 0.207  
 Tunneling 1.68 0.91–3.10 0.095  
 Both tunneling and mining 1.70 0.92–3.13 0.090  
Workplace ventilation
 Well 1.00   
 Poor 1.26 1.03–1.52 0.022  
Days of every week of intake of fruits
  < 1 1.00 0.033
 1–3 0.82 0.66–1.03 0.089
  ≥ 4 0.81 0.65–0.99 0.049
  1. QFT QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube, CI Confidence Interval