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Table 1 Crude cure analysis of new TB cases and socioeconomic variables (N = 14,384). City of Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil, 2012–2014

From: Spatial analysis of tuberculosis cure in primary care in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Variables (N = 14,384) Cure OR 95% CI p-value
Yes No Total
n % n % n %
Age
 0 to 25 years 2759 26.2% 926 24.0% 3685 25.6% 1.00   
  > 25 to 50 years 4865 46.2% 1908 49.5% 6773 47.1% 0.86 0.78–0.94 < 0.001b
  > 50 to 80 years 2745 26.1% 923 23.9% 3668 25.5% 1.00 0.9–1.11 0.975
  > 80 years 96 0.9% 74 1.9% 170 1.2% 0.44 0.32–0.59 < 0.001b
 Missing 65 0.6% 23 0.6% 88 0.6% 0.95 0.59–1.53 0.839
Sex
 Male 6264 59.5% 2655 68.9% 8919 62.0% 1.00   
 Female 4264 40.5% 1199 31.1% 5463 38.0% 1.51 1.39–1.63 < 0.001b
Race/color
 White 4243 40.3% 1169 30.3% 5412 37.6% 1.00a   
 Non-white 5570 52.9% 2269 58.9% 7839 54.5% 0.68 0.62–0.73 < 0.001b
 Missing 717 6.8% 416 10.8% 1133 7.9% 0.47 0.41–0.54 < 0.001b
Schooling
 Illiterate 3186 30.3% 1307 33.9% 4493 31.2% 1.00a   
 Complete primary 1747 16.6% 496 12.9% 2243 15.6% 1.44 1.28–1.63 < 0.001b
 Complete secondary 1923 18.3% 389 10.1% 2312 16.1% 2.03 1.79–2.3 < 0.001b
 University 619 5.9% 100 2.6% 719 5.0% 2.54 2.04–3.17 < 0.001b
 Missing 3055 29.0% 1562 40.5% 4617 32.1% 0.80 0.73–0.88 < 0.001b
Head-of-household’s mean monthly income (BRL)        1.001 1.001–1.004 < 0.001b
Mean number of residents in permanent private households        0.77 0.69–0.85 < 0.001b
% permanent households with electricity        2.16 0.57–8.06 < 0.001b
Mean number of bathrooms per household        1.33 1.20–1.48 < 0.001b
Elderly rate        5.87 2.77–12.43 < 0.001b
  1. SOURCE: Municipal Databases, SINAN (DATASUS/MS) and IBGE, 2010. Updated 10 January 2016
  2. Abbreviations: n sampling size, OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, p-value - significance level
  3. a reference category; b statistical significance p < 0.05