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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with Mycobacterium bovis compared with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mexico City, 2000–2015

From: Human tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium bovis: a retrospective comparison with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a Mexican tertiary care centre, 2000–2015

  All cases Pulmonary casesa
Factor Adjusted OR (95 % CI) Adjusted OR (95 % CI)
Age 0.97 (0.95–0.98) 0.97 (0.96–0.99)
Resides in non-accredited zone for bovine-TB eradicationb 1.68 (0.94–3.0) 1.67 (0.77–3.62)
Low socioeconomic status 0.52 (0.28–0.97) 0.48 (0.21–1.1)
Glucocorticoid usec 2.27 (1.42–3.63) 2.41 (1.30–4.46)
Extrapulmonary disease 1.80 (1.21–2.69) 1.61 (0.93–2.80)
Smoker (present)   1.94 (1.15–3.27)
  1. Values were determined by logistic regression
  2. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, TB Tuberculosis
  3. aExcludes cases that involved extrapulmonary disease only
  4. bAs determined by SENASICA
  5. c ≥ 15 mg/d of prednisone or equivalent dose of steroids for 1 month or more in the year before TB diagnosis