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Table 3 Factors associated with cure smear-positive patients in patient centred treatment cohort.

From: Patient-centred tuberculosis treatment delivery under programmatic conditions in Tanzania: a cohort study

  Univariable Multivariable
  OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
Treatment observation*       
   HF-DOT 1    1   
   HB-DOT 2.37 1.27 -- 4.43 0.007 2.31 1.22 -- 4.38 0.010
District       
   Kahama 1    1   
   Arusha 1.38 0.87 -- 2.20 0.169 1.27 0.79 -- 2.04 0.315
   Mufindi 1.18 0.74 -- 1.89 0.482 1.04 0.65 -- 1.70 0.849
Supporter characteristics†       
Sex       
   Male 1      
   Female 1.19 0.75 -- 1.89 0.450    
Relationship       
   Non-family member 1      
   Family member 1.09 0.46 -- 2.61 0.843    
Age       
   < 25 years 1      
   25 -- 34 years 1.06 0.50 -- 2.24 0.879    
   35 -- 44 years 0.96 0.42 -- 2.15 0.912    
   >= 45 years 0.84 0.38 -- 1.85 0.670    
Education       
   None 1      
   Primary education 1.74 0.92 -- 3.27 0.087    
   Above primary education 1.64 0.69 -- 3.89 0.258    
  1. * In all new smear-positive patients (n = 484)
  2. † In HB-DOT group (n = 440)
  3. HF, health facility; HB, home-based; DOT, directly observed treatment; CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.