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Table 5 Results of the multivariate Cox proportional hazards model on patient delay (n = 168)

From: Patient's site of first access to health system influences length of delay for tuberculosis treatment in Tajikistan

Factor Hazards Ratio§ Lb95%CI† Ub95%CI° p-value
Male sex* 1.000 NA/ NA/ NA/
Female sex 0.745 0.523 1.061 0.103
SES quintile NA NA NA 0.132¶
SES quintile 1* 1.000 NA NA NA
SES quintile 2 0.661 0.409 1.067 0.090
SES quintile 3 1.045 0.645 1.694 0.859
SES quintile 4 0.614 0.365 1.032 0.065
SES quintile 5 0.712 0.432 1.174 0.183
  1. §A hazards ratio >1 means a shorter delay, a hazards ratio <1 points to a longer delay relative to the comparison group.
  2. †Lb95%CI = Lower boundary of 95%-confidence interval
  3. °Ub95%CI = Upper boundary of 95%-confidence interval
  4. *Comparison group
  5. ¶Based on log-likelihood ratio test