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Table 4 Logistic regression predicting likelihood of not having DOT at home

From: Community-based directly observed treatment for TB patients to improve HIV services: a cross-sectional study in a South African province

Control variable Odds ratio Confidence interval Significance
Sex
 Female 1.00 NS
 Male 1.28 (0.89,1.83)  
Age (continuous) 0.98 (0.96, 0.99) **
Employment
 Employed 1.00 NS
 Unemployed 0.65 (0.42, 1.01)  
Marital status
 Married or cohabiting 1.00 *
 Unmarried and not cohabiting 1.47 (1.02, 2.11)  
Housing quality
 Not in very poor housing 1.00 **
 In very poor housing 1.84 (1.13, 2.99)  
Education
 Secondary school or higher 1.00 NS
 No or only primary school 1.15 (0.74, 1.79)  
Undergoing retreatment for TB
 No 1.00 NS
 Yes 1.42 (0.90, 2.27)  
  1. Note 1: *P < 0.05; *P < 0.01; NS = Not significant
  2. Note 2: Includes all patients in the sample, N = 1101
  3. Note 3: Computed using SPSS procedure Binary Logistic