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Table 2 TST results versus various socio demographic factors [multivariate logistic regression] (N = 286)

From: Latent tuberculosis among pregnant mothers in a resource poor setting in Northern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

INPUT VARIABLES OUTCOMES TST POSITIVE TST NEGATIVE p-VALUE ODDS RATIOS 95% CI Lower Bound 95% CI Upper Bound
AGE > = 30 yrs 23(35.4%) 42(64.6%) .147 1.573 .853 2.899
  <30 yrs 63(28.4%) 159(71.6%) . . . .
HIV STATUS HIV NEGATIVE 84(30.8%) 189(69.2%) .460 1.658 .443 6.345
  HIV POSITIVE 3(23.1%) 10(76.9%) . . . .
ETHNIC TRIBE CHAGGA 16(21.6%) 58(78.4%) .027 .474 .247 .919
  PARE 8(29.6%) 19(70.4%) .664 .819 .332 2.019
  NYATURU 11(39.3%) 17(60.7%) .640 1.222 .528 2.830
  SAMBAA 2(10.5%) 17(89.5%) .045 .214 .047 0.968
  OTHERS 50(36.2%) 88(63.8%) . . . .
  1. NB
  2. a The last outcome from each category was used as the reference category during multinomial regression
  3. b Row percentages add up to 100%