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Table 5 Risk factors for LTBI of Lao children contacts of TB patients (multivariable analysis)

From: Risk of latent tuberculosis infection in children living in households with tuberculosis patients: a cross sectional survey in remote northern Lao People's Democratic Republic

TB Patients Odds Ratio Std. Err. p 95% CI
initially sputum ++ 6.20 3.49 < 0.001 2.05 – 18.70
in Lao Sung ethnic group 3.25 1.80 0.03 1.09 – 9.64
spitting at follow-up 3.09 1.85 0.05 0.95 – 10.01