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Table 2 Factors associated with triple therapy failure among 210 patients attended at the Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza

From: Predictors of triple therapy treatment failure among H. pylori infected patients attending at a tertiary hospital in Northwest Tanzania: a prospective study

Characteristics Total number 210 First line treatment failure Univariate Multivariate
    OR(95% CI) P-value OR(95% CI) P-value
Age in years 35(27–48)   1(0.96–1.03) 0.983   
Gender
 Male 99 32(49.2%) 1    
 Female 111 33(50.8%) 0.810 (0.451–1.455) 0.481   
Adherence
 Good 177 43(23.73%) 1   1  
 poor 33 22(69.70%) 7(3.258–16.772) < 0.001 27(7.25–108) < 0.001
Clarithromycin Mutations
 Not tested 58      
 No mutations 106 16(15.09%) 1   1  
 Mutations 46 37(80.43%) 23(9.38–56.98) < 0.001 69(19.6–249.6) < 0.001