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Table 3 Multivariate analysis for factors associated with patient’s self-administrated tuberculosis treatment

From: Is tuberculosis patients management improved in the integrated TB control model in West China? A survey in Guizhou Province, China

Variable Self-administrated TB treatment in whole period (95% CI) Self-administrated TB treatment in intensive phase (95% CI) Self-administrated TB treatment in continuation phase (95% CI)
Age
  < 20 Reference Reference Reference
 20–40 0.80(0.33–1.94) 0.70 (0.29–1.67) 0.81 (0.42–1.54)
 40–60 0.90(0.34–2.39) 0.75 (0.28–1.97) 1.05 (0.54–2.06)
  ≥ 60 0.52(0.18–1.51) 0.44 (0.15–1.26) 0.70 (0.35–1.41)
Ethnicity
 Han Race Reference Reference Reference
 Others 3.35(1.96–5.73) 3.13 (1.81–5.40) 3.52 (2.02–6.13)
Residence
 Urban Reference Reference Reference
 Rural 2.34(1.06–5.13) 2.19 (1.01–4.74) 1.42 (0.74–2.73)
Registered information
 Resident Reference Reference
 Migrant 0.41(0.20–0.84) 0.51 (0.25–1.03)
Education
 Primary and below Reference Reference
 Junior middle school 0.54(0.30–0.97) 0.59 (0.33–1.06)
 High school and above 1.06(0.48–2.36) 0.92 (0.42–2.04)
Occupation
 Staff/Cadre/Retiree Reference Reference
 Self-employed 1.21(0.34–4.27) 1.05 (0.30–3.68)
 Farmer/Migrant worker 1.28(0.44–3.75) 1.31 (0.44–3.84)
 Student 0.68(0.18–2.52) 0.73 (0.20–2.71)
 Others 1.97(0.61–6.36) 1.82 (0.57–5.88)
TB burden
 Low Reference Reference Reference
 Middle 0.17(0.09–0.31) 0.14 (0.08–0.27) 0.23 (0.13–0.42)
 High 0.25(0.14–0.45) 0.24 (0.13–0.44) 0.40 (0.23–0.73)
AFB smear status
 Negative Reference Reference
 Positive 1.12(0.72–1.75) 1.17 (0.75–1.82)
First health facility for consultation
 Primary health facility Reference Reference Reference
 Non-primary health facility 1.73(0.96–3.11) 1.71 (0.96–3.04) 1.50 (0.88–256)
Nearest health institution
 Primary health facility Reference Reference Reference
 Non-primary health facility 1.89(1.09–3.28) 1.80 (1.04–3.11) 1.89 (1.11–3.22)
Willingness to TB treatment management
 Full acceptance Reference Reference Reference
 Non-acceptance 6.79(4.13–11.16) 6.35 (3.85–10.48) 5.18 (3.20–8.38)
  1. TB Tuberculosis, CI Confidence interval, AFB Acid-fast bacilli