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Table 5 Estimates of the risk of LTFU (OR) in recurrent TB patients in southern province Zambia according to demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Urban-rural disparities in treatment outcomes among recurrent TB cases in Southern Province, Zambia

CharacteristictotalLTFUCrude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Setting
 Urban2565521.0 
 Rural990511.9 (1.1 3.4)2.0 (1.3 3.0)
Sex
 Male2019531.0 
 Female1482500.8 (0.5 1.2) 
Age group
 Below 552721901.0 
 Above 55403130.9 (0.8 12) 
Calendar year
 Before 20101884531.0 
 After 20101671500.99 (0.7 1.5)1.1 (0.7 1.5)
Treatment delay
 Less than 14 days3135921.0 
 14 days and more420110.8 (0.4 1.4) 
Classification of TB
 Microbiology confirmed1036401.0 
 clinical246063  
HIV and ART status
 HIV negative1382571.0 
 HIV seropositive on ART1187390.9 (0.6 1.3)0.8 (0.5 1.2)
 HIV seropositive no ART98670.9 (0.7 1.4)0.9 (0.8 1.4)