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Table 4 Results of bivariate linear regression for significant (p < 0.05) predictors in models of delay spent in visits to non-TB providers

From: Community drivers of tuberculosis diagnostic delay in Kampala, Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Estimate Pr(>|t|) 95% CI
Number of times cough medication received 8.85 0.0001 (4.54, 13.16)
Total cost for carea 6.56 0.0036 (2.19, 10.93)
Suspected illness was TB −9.89 0.0350 (−19.02, − 0.76)
Received cough medication 23.33 0.0016 (9.06, 37.59)
Knows appetite loss or weight loss is symptom of TB −10.77 0.0481 (−21.38, −0.16)
Knows coughing blood or chest pain is symptom of TB −9.74 0.0313 (−18.54, −0.94)
Sought care for bone or joint pain 37.38 0.0004 (16.88, 57.87)
Evaluated for TB due to bone or joint pain 21.25 0.0148 (4.31, 38.19)
  1. aUGX, Ugandan Shillings. In the study year, 2017, the conversion rate for 1 US dollar was 3616.24 UGX