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Table 5 Factors associated with PTG in patients with TB receiving DOTS in Japan

From: Psychological changes and associated factors among patients with tuberculosis who received directly observed treatment short-course in metropolitan areas of Japan: quantitative and qualitative perspectives

 N = 88
95% CIp value
ORLowerUpper
Residence
 Homeless1.000   
 Own residence0.8130.1045.9110.784
Symptom severity
 Mild1.000   
 Moderate0.8470.1794.0070.834
 Severe2.1270.37512.0530.394
Physical recovery
 Feel deterioration1.000   
 Unchanged1.7640.20015.5680.609
 Partial recovery10.9080.811146.6720.072
 Full recovery0.8320.0788.8760.879
Clinical nurse’s consultation
 None1.000   
 Experienced0.3730.0841.6610.195
DOTS frequency
 Monthly1.000   
 Weekly0.7860.1613.8350.766
 Daily0.7160.0657.9100.785
Ability to move at time of diagnosis
 Disabled1.000   
 A little disabled0.2880.0402.0430.213
 Able0.4240.0941.9230.266
Appraisals of the efficacy of the DOTS programa)1.1571.0261.3040.017
Assessments of the DOTS program practiceb)1.3071.0651.6030.010
  1. Multivariate logistic regression analysis, forced entry method
  2. *: p < 0.05
  3. aHigher scores reflect greater efficacy
  4. bHigher scores reflect greater practice
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