International Journal of Microbiology / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Performance of the WHO 2011 TB Symptom Screening Algorithm for Pulmonary TB Diagnosis among HIV-Infected Patients in Gondar University Referral Hospital, Ethiopia

Table 3

Risk factors for TB in HIV positive individuals in Gondar, North West Ethiopia, 2012.

CharacteristicUnivariate analysisMultivariate analysis
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)

Age (year)1.02 (0.96–1.08)0.60
Female1.58 (0.41–6.20)0.51
Married0.27 (0.06–1.25)0.090.31 (0.06–1.52)0.15
Unemployed0.69 (0.20–2.31)0.54
Illiterate0.57 (0.15–2.20)0.41
Any alcohol use1.75 (0.36–8.50)0.49
Previous contact with TB1.17 (0.14–9.51)0.89
Household members ≥41.58 (0.47–5.34)0.46
Symptoms
 Fever0.83 (0.24–2.93)0.77
 Cough2.31 (0.49–10.92)0.29
 Weight loss2.62 (0.78–8.87)0.122.38 (0.67–8.43)0.10
 Night sweats1.76 (0.46–6.80)0.41

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