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Table 2 Multivariable analysis for risk factors for death in 1416 pulmonary non-MDR TB cases

From: Risk factors affecting treatment outcomes for pulmonary tuberculosis in Finland 2007–2014: a national cohort study

Variable Multivariable RRRa
for death (95% CI)
p
Age/10 yearsb   
Finnish male 1.50 (1.25–1.80) < 0.001
Finnish female 1.94 (1.42–2.65) < 0.001
Foreign origin male 1.20 (0.92–1.57) 0.183
Foreign origin female 1.55 (1.04–2.30) 0.030
Male 9.54 (1.36–66.70) 0.023
Foreign origin 1.01 (0.20–5.21) 0.991
Drug resistance non-MDRc 0.84 (0.33–2.11) 0.705
Study period 2011–2014 1.06 (0.80–1.40) 0.695
Charlson 1–2d 3.03 (2.11–4.35) < 0.001
Charlson 3–4d 3.55 (2.20–5.75) < 0.001
Charlson ≥ 5d 5.94 (2.65–13.33) < 0.001
  1. aratio of relative risks
  2. b1/age was also included in the model to explain the increase in the
  3. risk of death among very young children (curve J-shaped), p < 0.001.
  4. cInformation imputed for 23 successfully treated cases, 12 fatal cases
  5. dInformation imputed for 30 successfully treated cases, 8 fatal cases