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Table 2 Median delay times and adjusted HRs over ten years

From: Trend in risk of delay in diagnosis of new pulmonary tuberculosis in Northwest China from 2008 to 2017

Year Median delay time (IQR) Crude
HR (95% CI)
P Adjusted HR
(95% CI)*
P
2008 60 (31–93) 1 1
2009 34 (16–77) 1.31 (1.03–1.67) 0.026 1.31 (1.03–1.66) 0.028
2010 34 (17–68) 1.42 (1.17–1.71) <0.001 1.41 (1.18–1.69) <0.001
2011 29 (14–59) 1.71 (1.40–2.08) <0.001 1.69 (1.39–2.06) <0.001
2012 30 (13–59) 1.67 (1.36–2.05) <0.001 1.63 (1.32–2.00) <0.001
2013 29 (14–57) 1.61 (1.26–2.06) <0.001 1.55 (1.22–1.97) <0.001
2014 32 (15–60) 1.68 (1.40–2.03) <0.001 1.61 (1.34–1.92) <0.001
2015 31 (14–60) 1.66 (1.37–2.02) <0.001 1.58 (1.30–1.92) <0.001
2016 30 (13–59) 1.69 (1.24–2.32) 0.001 1.63 (1.18–2.25) 0.003
2017 33 (16–71) 1.28 (1.01–1.64) 0.044 1.29 (1.02–1.62) 0.030
2008–2017 33 (16–65)  
  1. Note: “*” Adjusted for age, sputum smear results, gender. The estimate of variance in level 2 was 0.28 with the standard error of 0.46. An LR test comparing the model with the one-level survival model didn’t favor the random-intercept model with P > 0.05