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Table 3 Fully adjusted estimates for the association between homelessness and unsuccessful outcome of treatment of newly diagnosed PTB by logistic regression model (n = 36,604, complete case analysis)

From: The impact of being homeless on the unsuccessful outcome of treatment of pulmonary TB in São Paulo State, Brazil

   Values Adjusted OR (95 % CI) P value
Exposure Homelessness No Reference <0.001
Yes 4.96 (4.27-5.76)  
Adjusted for Age, years 15-25 Reference <0.001
   25.1-35 1.01 (0.93-1.10) Pdep < 0.001
   35.1-45 0.93 (0.85-1.02)  
   45.1-55 0.84 (0.76-0.93)  
   55.1-65 0.94 (0.83-1.06)  
   65.1-75 1.08 (0.92-1.27)  
   75.1-85 1.92 (1.56-2.36)  
   85.1-105 2.47 (1.62-3.76)  
  Gender Female Reference <0.001
   Male 1.32 (1.23-1.41)  
  Country of birth Brazil Reference <0.001
   Not-Brazil 2.09 (1.74-2.51)  
  Race White Reference 0.001
   Black 1.16 (1.06-1.28)  
   Mixed/Brown 1.08 (1.01-1.15)  
   Asian 0.82 (0.59-1.13)  
   Indigenous 1.48 (1.10-1.99)  
  Education Illiterate Reference <0.001
   1-3 years 1.04 (0.88-1.23) Pdep < 0.001
   4-7 years 1.07 (0.92-1.25)  
   8-11 years 0.84 (0.72-0.99)  
   12-14 years 0.57 (0.46-0.70)  
   > = 15 years 0.62 (0.48-0.81)  
  Alcohol No Reference <0.001
   Yes 1.33 (1.23-1.44)  
  Diabetes mellitus No Reference 0.173
   Yes 0.92 (0.81-1.04)  
  Drug users No Reference <0.001
   Yes 2.06 (1.89-2.24)  
  Mental disorder No Reference 0.441
   Yes 1.10 (0.87-1.38)  
  Other immunosuppression No Reference 0.144
   Yes 1.29 (0.92-1.79)  
  Place of diagnosis PHC/Ambulatory Reference <0.001
   Emergency service 1.54 (1.44-1.65)  
   Hospital 1.89 (1.73-2.06)  
  Chest x-ray Not done Reference <0.001
   Normal 0.96 (0.80-1.15)  
   Additional pathology 1.07 (0.64-1.79)  
   Suggestive of TB 1.04 (0.95-1.14)  
   Cavitation 0.86 (0.78-0.96)  
  Microbiologic status Negative Reference 0.048
   Positive 0.92 (0.85-1.00)  
  Initial drug scheme Other Reference <0.001
   RHZ 0.73 (0.59-0.91)  
   RHZE 0.65 (0.53-0.80)  
  Directly observed treatment-DOT No Reference <0.001
   Yes 0.45 (0.42-0.48)  
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, P dep test for departure from linearity, PHC primary health clinics, R rifampicin, H isoniazid, Z pyrazinamide and E ethambutol