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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression of factors associated with the prevalence of MDR/RR-TB among suspected DR-TB patients

From: Prevalence and factors associated with multidrug/rifampicin resistant tuberculosis among suspected drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Botswana


OR (95% CI)


HIV positive cases versus HIV negative cases

759 (.477–1.208)


Smear positive cases versus smear negative cases

20.130 (11.916–33.860)

< 0.001

Urban population versus rural population

758 (.480–1.197)


Previously treated TB cases versus new TB cases

4.468 (2.095–9.529)

< 0.001

  1. OR Odds Ratio, HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus, CI Confidence Interval