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Table 3 Associated factors for intestinal parasites co-infection among tuberculosis patients (n = 91) in selected health centers of Kolfe Keraniyo Sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 2017 to Jan 2018

From: Intestinal parasites co-infection and associated factors among active pulmonary tuberculosis patients in selected health centers, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: unmatched case control study

Variables Cases
Stool examination result COR(95% CI) p-value AOR(95% CI) p-value
Parasites detected, N*(%) Parasites not detected, N*(%)
Gender     0.873
 Male 12(60.0) 44(62.0) 1.00    
 Female 8(40.0) 27(38.0) 1.08(0.39–2.99)    
Age group     0.700
 10–24 8(40.0) 36(50.7) 0.66(0.17–2.16)    
 25–34 8(40.0) 23(32.4) 1.04(0.26–4.18)    
  ≥ 35 4(20.0) 12(16.9) 1.00    
BMI     0.025   0.008
  < 18.49 16(80.0) 36(50.7) 3.88(1.18–12.78)   6.71(1.65–27.25)  
 18.5–24.99 4(20.0) 35(49.3) 1.00   1.00  
Marital status     0.381  
 Single 14(70.0) 42(59.2) 1.00    
 Married 6(30.0) 29(40.8) 0.62(0.21–1.80)    
Educational status     0.329
 No formal education 4(20.0) 22(31.0) 1.00    
 Primary completed 8(40.0) 34(47.9) 1.29(0.34–4.81)    
 Completed high school 6(30.0) 13(18.3) 2.53(0.60–10.70)    
 Collage & above 2(10.0) 2(2.8) 5.50(0.59–51.19)    
Occupation     0.141   0.366
 Employed 4(20.0) 27(38.0) 1.00   1.00  
 Unemployed 16(80.0) 44(62.0) 2.45(0.74–8.11)   1.86(0.48–7.22)  
Monthly income     0.280   0.186
 Low 12(60.0) 34(47.9) 1.00(0.32–3.12)   1.46(0.34–6.14)  
 Medium 2(10.0) 20(28.1) 0.28(0.05–1.59)   0.23(0.03–1.73)  
 Satisfactory 6(30.0) 17(24.0) 1.00    
Dirty material in the finger     0.002   0.001
 Yes 10(50.0) 11(15.5) 5.45(1.83–16.17)   8.99(2.46–32.78)  
 No 10(50.0) 60(84.5) 1.00   1.00  
Eating unwashed vegetables     0.933  
 Yes 14(70.0) 22(31.0) 0.95(0.32–2.81)    
 No 6(30.0) 49(69.0) 1.00    
Eating raw meet     0.466
 Yes 10(50.0) 22(31.0) 0.69(0.25–1.87)    
 No 10(50.0) 49(69.0) 1.00    
Raised poultry/livestock     0.829
 Yes 2(10.0) 6(8.5) 1.20(0.22–6.48)    
 No 18(90.0) 65(91.5) 1.00    
  1. COR Crude odds Ratio, AOR Adjusted Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval,“ -” Not Done, N* Number