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Table 2 Multivariable analysis for treatment failure, presence of cavity, and treatment compliance

From: Prediction of treatment failure and compliance in patients with tuberculosis

  Risk factors Odds ratio 95% CI
Treatment failure Diabetes mellitus 3.25 0.89–11.91
Previous history of TB 2.32 0.72–7.41
Medicaid 0.11 0.01–1.29
Presence of Cavity 4.78 1.72–13.23
Cavity Age 0.957 0.92–0.99
Body mass index 0.824 0.67–1.01
Diabetes mellitus 3.897 0.97–15.59
Pre-existing lung disease 13.373 1.37–130.22
Sputum smear positive 6.730 2.17–20.90
MDR-TB 6.927 1.66–28.84
Poor compliance Age 0.964 0.93–0.99
Body mass index 0.773 0.59–1.00
Previous history of TB 2.116 1.11–4.05
  1. TB Tuberculosis, MDR Multi-drug resistance