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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with TST positivity

From: Long term follow-up of drug resistant and drug susceptible tuberculosis contacts in a Low incidence setting

Variable Adjusted OR p-value 95% CI
Age over 18 1.77 <0.001 1.53 - 2.06
Male gender 1.19 0.002 1.07 - 1.33
Foreign birth 6.97 <0.001 6.11 - 7.95
HMR-source 1.99 <0.001 1.48 - 2.67
MDR-source 1.72 0.030 1.05 - 2.81
Smear positive source 1.23 0.001 1.09 - 1.38
Increase in source contacts (per contact) 0.96 <0.001 0.95 - 0.98