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Table 4 Binary logistic regression analysis to identify factors associated with prolonged hospital stays among drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Amhara region (n = 432)

From: Factors influencing the length of hospital stay during the intensive phase of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment at Amhara regional state hospitals, Ethiopia: a retrospective follow up study

Characteristics Prolonged hospital stays Crude OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Yes No
Age
 ≤ 24 67 75 1 1
 25–34 70 66 1.18 (0.74 1.90) 0.96 (0.58 1.59)
 35–44 44 38 1.29 (0.75 2.23) 1.03 (0.57 1.88)
 ≥ 45 36 36 1.11 (0.63 1..97) 0.95 (0.52 1.74)
Alcohol drinking
 Yes 43 39 1.11 (0.68 1.80) 1.02(.61 1.70)
 No 174 176 1 1
Housing condition
 Homeless 13 6 2.21 (0.82 5.95) 2.58 (0.87 7.66)
 Had housing 204 209 1 1
Presence of chronic illness
 Yes 25 16 1.61 (0.83 3.12) 1.23 (0.60 2.49)
 No 192 199 1 1
Forms of TB
 Pulmonary 211 136 4.0 (1.59 10.09) 3.47 (1.31 9.16)*
 Extra pulmonary 6 22 1 1
Adverse drug effects
 No 46 79 1 1
 Yes 176 136 2.15 (1.40 3.31) 2.11 (1.35 3.30)*
Registration group
 New 24 33 1 1
 Previously treated 193 182 1.45 (0.83 2.56) 1.48 (0.80 2.76)
Functional status
 Working 16 31 1 1
 Ambulatory 149 155 1.86 (0.97 3.54) 1.70 (0.86 3.36)
 Bedridden 52 29 3.47 (1.63 7.39) 2.88 (1.29 6.43)*
TB/HIV co-infection
 Yes 65 48 1.48 (0.96 2.29) 1.23 (0.76 1.99)
 No 152 167 1 1
  1. * Shows statistical significance at a p-value of 0.05