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Table 3 Factors associated with treatment success among persons with BC-PTB in eastern Uganda

From: Treatment success and mortality among adults with tuberculosis in rural eastern Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

CharacteristicsLevelTuberculosis treatment outcomeModified Poisson regression analysis
Unsuccessful
(No. (%))
Successful
(No. (%))
Unadjusted analysisAdjusted analysis
Participants 187 (18.9)800 (81.1)RR95% CIaRR95% CI
DistrictSoroti104 (55.6)359 (44.9)Ref Ref 
Kumi49 (26.2)179 (22.4)1.01(0.93,1.10)1.02(0.94,1.11)
Ngora26 (13.9)115 (14.4)1.05(0.96,1.15)1.04(0.95,1.14)
Serere8 (4.3)147 (18.4)1.22***(1.15,1.30)1.22***(1.14,1.30)
SexFemale46 (24.6)290 (36.2)1 1 
Male141 (75.4)510 (63.7)0.91**(0.86,0.96)0.92**(0.87,0.98)
Age group15–3473 (39.0)387 (48.4)1 1 
35–5066 (35.3)262 (32.8)0.98(0.92,1.05)0.97(0.91,1.04)
More than 5048 (25.7)151 (18.9)0.88**(0.81,0.97)0.89**(0.81,0.97)
Persons with BC-PTBNew154 (82.4)708 (88.5)1 1 
Previously treated33 (17.6)92 (11.5)0.90*(0.80,1.00)0.94(0.84,1.05)
HIV statusNegative111 (60.0)583 (73.6)1 1 
Positive74 (40.0)209 (26.4)0.88**(0.81,0.95)0.88**(0.82,0.95)
  1. Note: 95% confidence intervals for risk ratio (RR) in brackets; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001; RR: Unadjusted risk ratio; aRR: Adjusted risk ratio