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Table 6 Effect of TB non-conversion on treatment outcome in re-treatment tuberculosis cases

From: Risk factors for tuberculosis smear non-conversion in Eden district, Western Cape, South Africa, 2007–2013: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Non-converters Converters Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
n % n % Crude OR 95 % CI p-value Adjusted OR 95 % CI p-value
Cured 112 51.85 1358 69.57 Reference    Reference   
Completed 35 16.20 254 13.01 1.67 1.12–2.49 0.012 1.60 1.06–2.41 0.023
Died 8 3.70 53 2.72 1.83 0.85–3.94 0.123 1.73 0.78–3.80 0.174
Failed 19 8.80 28 1.43 8.23 4.45–15.19 0.000 8.14 4.25–15.57 <0.000
Defaulted 22 10.19 126 6.45 2.12 1.29–3.46 0.003 1.96 1.18–3.25 0.009
Not evaluated 20 9.26 133 6.81 1.82 1.09–3.03 0.020 1.86 1.11–3.13 0.019