Table. 2—

Significant differences in clinical, social and sexual health factors between male civilians and prisoners with tuberculosis

VariableLevelsCivilians nPrisoners np-value#OR (95% CI) univariateOR# (95% CI) multivariate
Demographic
 Own flatYes10758920.081.16 (0.98–1.36)0.48 (0.24–0.93)
No441423
 Wooden houseYes308359<0.00010.68 (0.57–0.81)0.42 (0.20–0.85)
No1207955
Clinical current symptoms
 Cough and phlegmYes9731102<0.00010.35 (0.30–0.42)0.53 (0.33–0.85)
No543218
 Chest painYes300638<0.00010.26 (0.22–0.31)0.34 (0.22–0.52)
No1213678
Previous history of illness
 Previously treatedYes10161174<0.00010.26 (0.21–0.31)0.12 (0.07–0.19)
No505150
 COPDYes29938<0.00018.57 (6.05–12.13)28.75 (12.10–68.30)
No10051094
Radiology
 LocalisedYes614314<0.00011.49 (1.26–1.77)2.04 (1.35–3.08)
No957873
 DiffuseYes34540.0010.49 (0.32–0.76)0.29 (0.11–0.79)
No14331117
 Post-operativeYes808<0.00018.39 (4.04–17.43)8.41 (2.28–31.01)
No13871164
Recreational activities
 SmokingYes11491276<0.00010.11 (0.08–0.15)0.25 (0.11–0.53)
No37244
 Drug useYes61650<0.00010.04 (0.03–0.06)0.04 (0.02–0.08 )
No1451691
 SaunasYes292769<0.00010.17 (0.14–0.20)0.05 (0.04–0.08)
No1228545
 Concert hallYes8322<0.00013.52 (2.18–5.66)3.70 (1.19–11.47)
No12051123
 CinemaYes11332<0.00013.32 (2.23–4.96)5.95 (2.44–14.52)
No11851115
Sexually transmitted infections
 SyphilisYes42115<0.00010.30 (0.20–0.43)0.25 (0.11–0.57)
No14692662
 HerpesYes10117<0.00010.05 (0.03–0.10)0.03 (0.01–0.11)
No1501931
  • OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. #: statistically significant variables from univariate analysis included in final model; : includes pathological-based description (more typically used in Russian radiological description) and zone-based description.