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Table 1 Association of study participants' socio-demographic characteristics with QFTGIT result

From: Performance of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube (QFTGIT) for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection in Afar Pastoralists, Ethiopia

Characteristic Crude OR(95%, CI) Adjusted OR(95%, CI)
Gender:   
   Female (n = 64) Reference Reference
   Male (n = 76) 1.30 (0.65-2.62) 1.15 (0.55-2.4)
Age (years):   
   18-29 (n = 60) Reference Reference
   30-44 (n = 47) 0.35 (0.16-0.78) 0.39 (0.16-0.98)
   45+ (n = 33) 0.84 (0.33-2.1) 0.79 (0.29-2.21)
Ethnicity   
   Afar (n = 102) Reference Reference
   Other (n = 38) 1.81 (0.79-4.12) 0.80 (0.21-3.07)
Occupation :   
   Pastoralist (n = 79) Reference Reference
   Other (n = 61) 1.63 (0.79-3.31) 1.49 (0.51-4.33)
BCG scar present   
   Yes (n = 28) Reference Reference
   No (n = 112) 2.37 (0.89-6.32) 1.45 (0.38-5.55)
Previous TB treatment:   
   Yes (n = 6) Reference Reference
   No (n = 134) 2.9 (0.33-25.38) 1.49 (0.12-17.17)
Contact with TB patient:   
   Yes (n = 34) Reference Reference
   No (n = 106) 1.75 (0.74-4.13) 1.71 (0.66-4.47)
HIV status:   
   Positive (n = 27) Reference Reference
   Negative (n = 113) 0.77 (0.32-1.81) 0.75 (0.28-2.02)