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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of risk factors for smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis among study subjects

From: Smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis and associated risk factors among tuberculosis suspects attending spiritual holy water sites in Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Positive No Negative No COR (95% CI) P- value AOR (95% CI) P- value
Familysize
 1-5 1 181 1a   1a 0.037
  > 5 10 190 9.52 (1.207-75.169) 0.032 9.258 (1.14-74.97)
History of contact with TB patients
 Yes 6 65 5.64 (1.673-19.071) 0.005 9.174 (2.195- 38.34) 0.002
 No 5 306 1a   1a
  1. AOR = adjusted odds ratio, 95% CI = 95% confidence interval, aReference category