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Table 3 Univariate analysis for the 9 PCR confirmed TBLN patients among all lymphadenitis patients (logistic regression analysis using likelihood ratio test)

From: Bovine tuberculosis at a cattle-small ruminant-human interface in Meskan, Gurage region, Central Ethiopia

Risk factors Categories Number of lymphadenitis patients Number PCR confirmed TBLN OR p-value 95% CI OR
Sex Female 22 (67%) 4 1   
  Male 11 (33%) 5 3.75 0.11 0.75; 18.7
Age class < 15 years 6 (18%) 2 1   
  15-35 years 20 (61%) 6 0.8   0.12; 6.01
  > 35 years 7 (21%) 1 0.33 0.65 0.02; 5.02
Raw milk consumption Yes 17 (51.5%) 5 1   
  No 16 (48.5%) 4 0.8 0.77 0.17; 3.72
Livestock in household Yes 24 (73%) 7 1   
  No 9 (27%) 2 0.7 0.68 0.11; 4.2)
Education level No education 25 (76%) 5 1   
  Primary school 8 (24%) 4 0.109 4 0.73; 21.8
Contact with TB patient Yes 3 (9%) 0    
  No 30 (91%) 9 NA NA NA
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