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Table 1 Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of TB patients in the study period

From: Tuberculosis recurrence in a high incidence setting for HIV and tuberculosis in Brazil

Total (n = 1449)   NC (%) RC (%) RD (%)
Total   n = 1060 (73.2) n = 203 (14) n = 186 (12.8)
  Valid cases for NC/RC/RD    
Sex Male 1060/203/186 67.2 63.1 75.3
HIV-positivity 1034/199/180 22.5a 37.7a 43.3
Alcohol abuse 965/171/152 35.5 35.7b 60.5b
Drug abuse 911/160/145 29.3 31.9 55.9
Smoke 971/172/153 63.4 65.7 73.9
Treatment noncompliance 940/170/163 28.5 34.7c 60.7c
Age years, median 1060/203/186 37 ± 13.9 39.6 ± 12.39 36.4 ± 10.7
  1. NC = New Cases.
  2. RC = Recurrence after cure.
  3. RD = Recurrence after dropout.
  4. aOR = 2.15 (1.55-2.97); p < 0.0001.
  5. bOR = 2.60 (1.46-4.65); p = 0.001.
  6. cOR = 2.15 (1.24-3.73); p = 0.006.