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Table 3 Cox regression analysis of predictors of tuberculosis among PLHIV cohorts on chronic HIV car at University of Gondar referral Hospital from September 2006 to February, 2012

From: Incidence and predictors of tuberculosis among adult people living with human immunodeficiency virus at the University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Survival status Total CHR, (95%CI) AHR, (95% CI)
Event (TB) Censored
Sex      
 Male 64 115 179 1.58 (1.13-2.22) 1.4 (0.99-1.98)
 Female 72 219 291 1.00 1.00
Tobacco use      
 Yes 18 26 44 1.64(1.00-2.70) 1.46(0.85-2.49)
 No 118 306 424 1.00 1.00
Functional status      
 Working 79 263 342 1.00  
 Ambulatory/Bed ridden 57 71 128 2.27(1.61 3.19) 1.64(1.13-2.38)
WHO clinical stage      
 I/II 91 11 102   1.00
 III 202 92 294 3.26(1.74 ,6.10) 2.88(1.53-5.43)
 IV 41 33 74 5.55(2.80, 0.99) 3.82(1.86-7.85)
CD4 cell count      
 <50 41 36 77 2.61(1.58-4.30) 2.13(1.28-3.53)
 50-200 196 73 269 1.28(0.82,1.99) 1.27(0.81-1.98)
 >200 97 27 124 1.00 1.00