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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression on association between selected factors and treatment non-adherence

From: Are tuberculosis patients adherent to prescribed treatments in China? Results of a prospective cohort study

Variables OR OR 95 % CI P value
   Lower Upper  
Gender (compared with ‘male’)     
 Female 0.69 0.44 1.09 0.109
Residence status (compared with ‘migrant workers’)     
 Local residents 0.75 0.39 1.42 0.375
Time spending to TB care institution (compared with ‘≤ One hour’)     
 > One hour 1.13 0.65 1.94 0.671
Health insurance (compared with ‘no’)     
 Yes 0.62 0.34 1.13 0.116
TB-related education by physicians (compared with ‘yes’)     
 No 1.02 0.60 1.74 0.934
Treatment observation (compared with ‘self-administrated’)     
 Family members 5.54 2.87 10.69 <0.001 a
 Primary health workers 1.18 0.92 15.18 0.899
Regular supervision contact (compared with ‘no supervision contact’)     
 Home visit 0.06 0.01 0.28 <0.001
 Telephone call 0.27 0.17 0.44 <0.001
Monthly treatment cost (compared with ‘≤450’)     
 >450 2.08 1.35 3.19 <0.001
  1. aResults were statistically significant when the P-value less than 0.05