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Table 6 Association between death and defaulting from TB treatment in a cohort of PLHIV, adjusted analysis

From: Survival of people living with HIV who defaulted from tuberculosis treatment in a cohort, Recife, Brazil

Variables HR adjusted (CI 95%) p-value
Default from treatment for TB
 No 1.0 -
 Yes 3.65 (2.28–5.83) 0.000
Alcohol consumption
 No 1.0 -
 Yes. Light 0.13 (0.03–0.56) 0.006
 Yes. Heavy/dependent 1.22 (0.62–2.43) 0.555
Smoker
 No 1.0 -
 Yes 2.28 (1.33–3.89) 0.003
Form of TB
 Pulmonary 1.0 -
 Extrapulmonary 1.56 (0.93–2.63) 0.091
 Pulmonary, extrapulmonary and disseminated 0.99 (0.47–2.13) 0.992
CD4a
 > 200 cells/mm3 1.0 -
 < 200 cells/mm3 2.39 (1.44–3.96) 0.001
 No count 1.38 (0.45–4.23) 0.572
  1. aCondition when initiating treatment for TB