Advances in Public Health / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Treatment Outcomes of Tuberculosis and Associated Factors in an Ethiopian University Hospital

Table 4

Multivariable logistic regression analysis and factors associated with unsuccessful treatment outcome in all types of TB patients in UoGTH, 2008–2012.

CharacteristicsSuccessful treatment outcome
(%)
Unsuccessful treatment outcome
(%)
AOR (95% CI)-value

Weight (kg)
 0–4.94 (28.6)10 (71.4)2.826 (0.868–9.196)0.084
 5–7.912 (38.7)19 (61.3)1.909 (0.901–4.047)0.092
 8–14.936 (60)24 (40)0.830 (0.480–1.437)0.507
 15–19.923 (65.7)12 (34.3)0.605 (0.294–1.245)0.172
 20–29.942 (64.6)23 (35.4)0.695 (0.403–1.198)0.191
 30–39.9104 (48.1)112 (51.9)1.508 (1.102–2.065)0.010
 40–54.9491 (59.1)340 (40.9)1
 55–70.9168 (70.6)70 (29.4)0.573 (0.415–0.790)0.001
 ≥7114 (87.5)2 (12.5)0.199 (0.044–0.897)0.036
 Unknown58 (74.4)20 (25.6)1.204 (0.573–2.532)0.624
Tuberculosis type
 Smear positive224 (73.9)79 (26.1)1
 Smear negative469 (55.6)375 (44.4)3.204 (2.277–4.509)0.000
 Extrapulmonary259 (59.3)178 (40.7)3.175 (2.201–4.581)0.000
Category of patients
 New772 (59.1)535 (40.9)1
 Retreatment13 (31.7)28 (68.3)6.733 (3.235–14.013)0.000
 Others54 (60)36 (40)0.841 (0.536–1.319)0.451
 Transfer-in113 (77.4)33 (22.6)0.380 (0.214–0.673)0.001
HIV status
 Positive105 (49.5)107 (50.5)1.988 (1.393–2.838)0.000
 Negative288 (68.6)132 (31.4)1
 Not tested559 (58.7)393 (41.3)1.506 (1.166–1.945)0.002

AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio and 1 indicates reference. = number, % = percent, and CI = confidence interval.

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