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Table 3 Demographic/clinical characteristics associated with having microbiologically confirmed PTB as determined by multivariable log binomial regression analysis of 511 TB cases diagnosed at Kality Federal Prison, Ethiopia during 2009–2017

From: Patient characteristics associated with different types of prison TB: an epidemiological analysis of 921 TB cases diagnosed at an Ethiopian prison

Characteristics Microbiologically confirmed PTB
Adj. PR 95% CI P valuea
Age    
 18–24 1.03 (0.74, 1.43) 0.87
 25–44 1.03 (0.75, 1.41) 0.87
 45–64 Ref Ref  
Previous history of TB    
 Yes 1.10 (0.87, 1.38) 0.42
 No Ref Ref  
HIV sero-positivity    
 Positive 0.78 (0.61, 1.0) 0.05
 Negative Ref Ref  
  1. Adj. PR adjusted prevalence ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. aP value from Wald Chi Square test