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Table 5 Factors contributing to all TB deaths and TB-related death using the Cox-proportional hazard model

From: Tuberculosis mortality: patient characteristics and causes

  Variable HR 95% CI p-value
All TB deaths Malignancy 3.91 3.03-5.04 <0.001
  Liver cirrhosis 3.18 2.17-4.68 <0.001
Renal failure 2.81 1.89-4.19 <0.001
Miliary pattern on CXR 2.25 1.15-4.40 0.02
  Pneumonic pattern on CXR 2.26 1.70-3.02 <0.001
TB-related death Extrapulmonary involvement 4.80 2.57-8.97 <0.001
  Pneumonic pattern on CXR 8.66 2.99-25.12 <0.001
  Milary pattern on CXR 6.08 1.52-24.38 0.01
  Cavitary pattern on CXR 5.24 1.29-21.18 0.02
  Liver cirrhosis 5.07 2.07-12.40 <0.001
  1. CXR: chest X-ray.