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Table 2 Crude and Adjusted Relative Risks for unfavorable TB treatment outcomes (death, treatment failure, or loss to follow-up) compared to favorable TB treatment outcomes 

From: Is distance associated with tuberculosis treatment outcomes? A retrospective cohort study in Kampala, Uganda

 Crude RR (95% CI)Adjusted RR (95% CI)
Euclidean Distance
  < 2 kmReferenceReference
 2 to < 5 km0.88 (0.69, 1.12)0.91 (0.70, 1.17)
 5 to < 10 km0.82 (0.63, 1.06)0.88 (0.68, 1.15)
  > 10 km0.76 (0.56, 1.02)0.77 (0.57, 1.04)
Age at diagnosis
 0–14 years0.42 (0.20, 0.87)0.44 (0.21, 0.90)
 15–24 years0.63 (0.46, 0.87)0.79 (0.57, 1.08)
 25–34 yearsReferenceReference
 35–44 years1.03 (0.80, 1.32)0.97 (0.75, 1.25)
 45–54 years1.35 (1.02, 1.77)1.18 (0.89, 1.57)
 55–64 years1.25 (0.79, 1.98)1.23 (0.79, 1.92)
  > 65 years1.96 (1.25, 3.06)2.53 (1.59, 4.04)
Male sex1.12 (0.92, 1.36)1.08 (0.88, 1.32)
HIV Positive1.83 (1.50, 2.24)1.72 (1.36, 2.17)
Pulmonary TB0.85 (0.66, 1.10)1.06 (0.80, 1.40)
Lack of bacteriologic confirmation1.47 (1.22, 1.78)1.57 (1.27, 1.94)
Treatment Start year
 2014ReferenceReference
 20150.89 (0.71, 1.12)0.88 (0.70, 1.11)
 20160.86 (0.69, 1.09)0.89 (0.71, 1.11)
Facility
 Kisugu Health Center (public)ReferenceReference
 Alive Medical Services1.19 (0.93, 1.53)0.97 (0.74, 1.27)
 International Hospital Kampala0.99 (0.70, 1.40)0.84 (0.59, 1.20)
 Kibuli Muslim Hospital1.01 (0.72, 1.40)0.97 (0.70, 1.35)
 St. Francis Hospital - Nsambya0.63 (0.48, 0.83)0.60 (0.45, 0.80)
 Meeting Point0.76 (0.21, 2.72)0.55 (0.15, 2.03)