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Table 2 Treatment and substance use statuses and their relationships with TB-related stigma

From: Tuberculosis-related stigma and its determinants in Dalian, Northeast China: a cross-sectional study

Variables Patients TB-related stigma P
n % median interquartile range
TB status      0.280
 New 481 80.03 9.00 4.00–13.00  
 Relapse 120 19.97 10.00 5.25–13.75  
Previous hospitalizations      0.073
 Yes 486 80.87 10.00 5.00–13.00  
 No 115 19.13 9.00 3.00–11.00  
Comorbid illness      0.206
 Yes 163 27.12 10.00 5.00–14.00  
 No 438 72.88 9.00 4.00–13.00  
Self-assessed severity      < 0.001
 Severe 70 11.65 12.50 8.00–16.25  
 Moderate 160 26.62 10.50 7.00–14.00  
 Mild 371 61.73 9.00 3.00–11.00  
Self-assessed cure confidence      < 0.001
 Strong 442 73.54 9.00 3.00–12.00  
 Moderate 112 18.64 10.00 6.25–15.00  
 No/minor 47 7.82 11.00 9.00–15.00  
Self-assessed health status      < 0.001
 Good 275 45.76 9.00 3.00–11.00  
 Moderate 262 43.59 10.00 6.00–14.00  
 Poor 64 10.65 11.00 7.25–17.00  
Substance (cigarette or alcohol) use      0.210
 Yes 142 23.63 9.00 3.00–12.00  
 No 459 76.37 10.00 5.00–13.00