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Table 3 Associations between background variables and positive QuantiFERON®TB Gold test

From: School based screening for tuberculosis infection in Norway: comparison of positive tuberculin skin test with interferon-gamma release assay

Variable Total QFT+ a OR p-value for variable
Origin of child     0.001
Western-born 280 16 ref  
Second generation immigrant 108 6 0.9 (0.3 – 2.4)  
First generation immigrant 123 22 3.3 (1.6 – 6.2)  
Exposure     0.034
No 478 37 ref  
Yes 27 7 2.9 (1.1 – 7.6)  
  1. Results from multivariate regression analysis with positive QuantiFERON®TB Gold test as outcome variable among 511 tuberculin skin test positive children detected in the Norwegian school based screening programme in 2005–6. Final model; 505 observations, p-value < 0.001 and Log likelihood =-139.20399