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Table 2 Factors associated with sputum conversion in patients with pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex disease

From: The influence of environmental exposure on the response to antimicrobial treatment in pulmonary Mycobacterial avium complex disease

Variable Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  OR (95% CI) P value OR (95% CI) P value
Positive smear Reference    
Negative smear 4.58 (1.57-14.41) 0.005 3.89 (1.27-12.60) 0.02
Large cavity (≥2 cm) Reference    
Cavity (none or <2 cm) 4.29 (1.30-14.68) 0.02 3.37 (0.95-12.26) 0.06
  1. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.