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Table 5 Association of the drug resistance levels of M. tuberculosis with gender and age of the patients by logistic regression analysis

From: Mycobacterium tuberculosis lineages and anti-tuberculosis drug resistance in reference hospitals across Viet Nam

Resistance Sex (Male vs. female) b Age quintile a, c  
OR (95 % CI) P II vs. I III vs. I IV vs. I V vs. I P
    OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)  
INH 1.5 (0.8–2.8) 0.25 4.1 (1.8–9.6) 4.2 (1.7–10.3) 3.2 (1.4–7.6) 0.8 (0.3–2.2) 0.0002
RMP 2.4 (1.2–4.8) 0.01 2.9 (1.1–7.3) 2.9 ((1.1–7.6) 2.5 (1.0–6.5) 1.1 (0.3–3.6) 0.08
SM 1.5 (0.8–3.0) 0.2 2.0 (0.9–4.6) 2.6 (1.0–6.4) 2.1 (0.9–5.1) 0.6 (0.2–1.6) 0.02
EMB 2.4 (1.1–5.1) 0.02 3.8 (1.3–10.8) 3.8 (1.3–11.4) 1.4 (0.5–4.5) 1.7 (0.5–6.2) 0.04
MDR 2.5 (1.3–4.9) 0.009 2.6 (1.0–6.7) 2.9 (1.1–7.6) 2.3 (0.9–5.9) 1.1 (0.3–3.5) 0.11
  1. a: I, II, III, IV and V: age quintile, the cut-points for age quintiles are 2 (min), 28, 37, 46, 57 and 86 (max)
  2. b: Correcting for region, lineage and age
  3. c: Correcting for region, lineage and sex