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Research Article

Determinants of Tuberculosis Infection among Adult HIV Positives Attending Clinical Care in Western Ethiopia: A Case-Control Study

Table 4

Environmental factors associated with TB infection among HIV-positive adults in Nekemte town public health facilities, western Ethiopia, 2012.

Environmental variablesCases ( )Controls ( ) value
(%) (%)COR

Wall of house
 Mud/mud brick102 (85.7%)191 (80.3)1.47 (0.80, 2.70)0.26
 Cement17 (14.3%)47 (19.7)1.00
Separate kitchen
 Yes41 (34.5%)117 (49.2)0.549 (0.34, 0.85)0.009*
 No78 (65.5%)121 (50.8)1.00
Waste disposal site
 In the compound18 (15.1%)25 (10.5)1.51 (0.79, 2.91)0.20
 Outside101 (84.5%)213 (89.5)1.00
Floor of house
 Earth91 (76.5)143 (60.1)2.15 (1.31, 3.54)0.002*
 Cement28 (23.5)95 (39.9)1.00
PPR
115 (12.6)37 (15.5)1.00
 1-287 (73.1)167 (70.2)1.29 (0.64, 2.61)0.45
217 (14.3)34 (14.3)1.23 (0.78, 1.93)0.62
Ceiling
 Yes74 (62.2)136 (57.1)1.23 (0.60, 2.25)0.55
 No45 (37.8)102 (42.9)1.00
Number of windows
 013 (10.9)16 (6.7)1.47 (0.63, 3.41)0.32
 115 (12.6)57 (23.9)0.48 (0.24, 0.92)0.20
291 (76.5)165 (69.3)1.00

Statistically significant.

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