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

Table 5

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

Independent predictorCORAOR value

Marital status
 Single1.001.00
 Married1.70 (0.95, 2.64)1.82 (0.66, 2.93)0.49
 Divorced/widowed2.73 (1.49, 5.34)3.02 (1.70, 7.88)0.001*
Educational status
 No formal education4.55 (2.09, 9.90)4.32 (2.20, 14.15)<0.001*
 Primary education3.34 (1.48, 5.24)2.90 (0.88, 4.09)0.09
 Secondary education1.36 (0.78, 2.34)1.24 (0.62, 2.46)0.53
 Tertiary education1.001.00
Diabetic mellitus
 Yes3.54 (1.55, 8.07)3.63 (1.33, 9.94)0.01*
 No1.001.00
BMI (kg/m2)
 <18.53.80 (2.39, 6.08)3.87 (2.18, 6.87)0.01*
 ≥18.51.001.00
WHO clinical stage
 Stages I and II1.001.00
 Stages III and IV2.09 (1.33, 3.28)2.29 (1.32, 3.98)0.003*
Separate kitchen
 Yes0.52 (0.32, 0.82)0.48 (0.28, 0.81)0.007*
 No1.001.00

Statistically significant.

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