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Table 6 Results of the multivariate Cox proportional hazards model on health system delay (n = 203)

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
District NA NA NA 0.0191¶
Danghara* 1.000 NA NA N/A
Farkhor 0.917 0.490 1.716 0.786
Hissor 1.243 0.639 2.417 0.522
Muminobod 0.412 0.208 0.817 0.011
Qurghonteppa 1.502 0.623 3.623 0.365
Rudaki 1.516 0.837 2.744 0.170
Shahrinaw 1.293 0.291 5.738 0.735
Shurobod 1.335 0.600 2.968 0.479
Tursunzoda 0.966 0.509 1.835 0.916
Vakhsh 1.462 0.769 2.781 0.247
Varzob 0.953 0.334 2.720 0.928
Vose 0.879 0.488 1.584 0.669
First facility NA NA NA < 0.00005¶
District TB facility* 1.000 NA NA NA
Medical House 0.325 0.183 0.580 < 0.0005
Rural Health Centre 0.418 0.255 0.688 0.001
Polyclinic 0.409 0.216 0.773 0.006
Central District Hospital 0.704 0.435 1.136 0.151
Republican Hospital 0.646 0.341 1.226 0.181
Health facility in Russia 0.212 0.117 0.383 < 0.0005
Other facility‡ 0.365 0.185 0.721 0.004
  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. ¶Based on log-likelihood ratio test
  5. *Comparison group
  6. ‡Including health care facilities reserved to staff of a large industrial company or the Ministry of Defence, respectively.