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Research Article

Assessment of Anti-TB Drug Nonadherence and Associated Factors among TB Patients Attending TB Clinics in Arba Minch Governmental Health Institutions, Southern Ethiopia

Table 5

Factors associated with nonadherence of anti-TB drug treatment among TB patients that attended TB clinics at governmental health institutions of Arba Minch town, Southern Ethiopia .

VariablesNonadherenceCrude ORAdjusted OR
YesNo

Sex
Male50 (31.6%)108 (68.4%)11
Female17 (15.0%)96 (85.0%)0.383 (0.207, 0.708)3.023
Educational status
Cannot read and write15 (60.0%)10 (40.0%)5.250 (1.566, 17.601)1.923
Can read and write13 (21.0%)49 (79.0%)0.929 (0.311, 2.773)0.745
Grades 1–619 (25.3%)56 (74.7%)1.187 (0.417, 3.380)0.247
Grades 7–1214 (17.1%)68 (82.9%)0.721 (0.246, 2.110)2.016
Diploma and above6 (22.2%)21 (77.8%)11
Waiting time at health facility
<1 hour23 (10.2%)202 (89.8%)11
1-2 hours44 (95.7%)2 (4.3%)193.217 (43.929, 849.847)
Distance to health facility
0–5 km18 (8.4%)197 (91.6%)11
>5 km49 (87.5%)7 (12.5%)76.611 (30.306, 193.669)
Side effects of the drugs
Yes27 (90%)3 (10%)45.000 (13.020, 155.528)
No40 (16.6%)201 (83.4%)11
Smoking
Yes20 (90.9%)2 (9.1%)42.979 (9.708, 190.282)0.903 (0.080, 10.200)
No47 (18.9%)202 (81.1%)11
Alcohol
Yes43 (97.7%)1 (2.3%)363.708 (47.899, 2761.726)2.665 (0.897, 9.776)
No24 (10.6%)203 (89.4%)11
Treatment supporter
Yes53 (20.7%)203 (79.3%)11
No14 (93.3%)1 (6.7%)53.623 (6.895, 417.018)2.044 (0.054, 77.500)
Monthly income
<501 birr51 (50%)51 (50%)9.562 (5.018, 18.223)2.267 (0.795, 6.468)
>=501 birr16 (9.5%)153 (90.5%)11

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