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Table 6 Hierarchical multivariate analysis of the association of TB treatment outcome status and characteristics of subjects with tuberculosis and multimorbidity in Brazil, 2011

From: Prevalence and patterns of multimorbidity among tuberculosis patients in Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics* OR (95% CI)
Level 1
Gender Female 1.00
  Male 1.55 (1.04-2.32)
Age <20 years 1.00
  20 –39 years 1.06 (0.09-12;69)
  40-59 years 0.85 (0.07-9.69
  > 60 years 1.64 (0.14-18.62)
Skin color White 1.00
  Non-white 0.71 (0.47-1.08)
Level 2
Institutionalization No 1.00
  Yes 2.85 (1.12-7.28)
Level 3
HIV Negative 1.00
  Positive 3.93 (1.86-8.30)
Level 4
Type of TB treatment New case 1.00
  Relapse 1.81 (0.82-4.01)
  Return after abandonment 7.53 (2.58-21.97)
  Transferred 2.76 (1.20-6.38)
DOTS realized No 1.00
  Yes 0.48 (0.29-0.78)
  1. DOTS Directly observed treatment short, MM Multimorbidity, HIV Human immunodeficiency virus, TB Tuberculosis.
  2. *Covariates with p < 0.01 followed to next level of hierarchical model.