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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of risk factors for type of TB among the screened household contacts of children with active TB (n = 223)

From: Contact screening and risk factors for TB among the household contact of children with active TB: a way to find source case and new TB cases

Variables β SE OR 95% CI P- value
Age ≤ 2 0.659 0.493 1.933 0.735–5.085 0.181
Income < 5000 PKR 1.239 1.149 3.453 0.364–32.797 0.281
Living in shelter 0.825 0.506 2.281 0.847–6.145 0.103
Members per household > 6 0.557 0.747 1.745 0.404–7.544 0.456
Members per household ≤6 −0.557 0.747 0.573 0.133–2.477 0.456
Time spent 12–17 h −0.331 0.791 0.718 0.152–3.386 0.676
Time spent > 18 h 1.543 0.695 4.681 1.198–18.294 0.026
HHC with TB 2.727 0.533 15.288 5.378–43.457 <  0.001
HHC with no TB −2.727 0.533 0.065 0.023–0.186 <  0.001
HHC with smoking 1.979 0.610 7.094 2.128–23.648 0.001
HHC without smoking −1.979 0.610 0.138 0.042–0.457 0.001
Using boiled water −1.407 0.753 0.245 0.056–1.072 0.062
Using water without boiling 1.407 0.753 4.097 0.937–17.906 0.062
  1. β beta, SE standard error, CI confidence interval, OR odd ratio