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Table 2 Rates and adjusted rate ratios for all types of tuberculosis (TB) by exposure to diabetes

From: Risk of tuberculosis in patients with diabetes: population based cohort study using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink

   Age-adjusted   Fully adjusted modela
Exposure status Number of TB cases/PYb Ratec (95 % CI) Rate ratio Rate ratio
(95 % CI) (95 % CI)
    P* = 0.025 P** = 0.039
Patients without diabetes 779/57.68 13.51 (12.59–14.49) 1.00 1.00
Patients with diabetes 190/11.73 16.20 (14.05–18.68) 1.20 (1.02–1.40) 1.30 (1.01–1.67)
  1. *P-value from Wald test, **P-value from likelihood ratio test
  2. aModel adjusted for: age, alcohol, smoking, BMI, ethnicity, IMD
  3. bPY: 100,000 person years at risk
  4. cRate: per 100,000 person years
  5. BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, IQR interquartile range