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Table 1 Description of baseline characteristics stratified by prevalent TB and univariate and multivariate analysis of factors associated with prevalent TB.

From: The tuberculosis challenge in a rural South African HIV programme

Variable Prevalent TB n(%) No Prevalent TB n(%) Unadjusted OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Sex     
   Female 136 (68.7) 413 (70.5) REF  
   Male 62 (31.3) 172 (29.5) 1.09 (0.77-1.54)  
Age (yrs) 35 (IQR 30-42) 37 (IQR 31-44) 0.98 (0.97-1.00) 0.99 (0.97-1.01)
Transfer in     
   No 192 (97.0) 563 (96.1) REF  
   Yes 6 (3.0) 23 (3.9) 0.76 (0.31-1.91)  
CD4 at initiation 88 [IQR 30-153] 129 [IQR 71-179]   
   >200    REF REF
   50-200    1.30 (0.80-2.10) 1.03 (0.58-1.86)
   <50    3.22 (1.88-5.51) 2.61 (1.36-5.03)
Baseline RNA VL (log 10 ) 4.91 4.70 1.26 (1.01-1.58) 1.23(0.99-1.54)
Prior TB     
   No 113 (57.1) 387 (66.0) REF REF
   Yes 85 (42.9) 199 (34.0) 1.46 (1.05-2.03) 1.58 (1.06-2.36)
WHO Stage     
   1 or 2 N/A 214 (36.5) N/A N/A
   3 or 4 198 (100) 282 (48.1) N/A N/A
   Unknown N/A 90 (15.4) N/A N/A