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Table 4 Factors affecting the knowledge of physicians regarding tuberculosis management in urban Pakistan

From: How well can physicians manage Tuberculosis? A Public-Private sector comparison from Karachi, Pakistan

Variable B (S.E) OR (95% CI) p-value
Age
20-35 1 1  
36-50 0.075 (0.38) 1.23 (0.635-2.379) 0.540
>50 0.072 (0.42) 1.15 (0.554-2.381) 0.709
Sex
Male 1 1  
Female 0.078 (0.34) 1.23(0.650-0.957) 0.049*
Years of practice
≤10 1 1  
>10 0.073 (0.52) 1.15 (0.652-2.035) 0.627
Qualification
Diploma/fellow 1 1  
MBBS 0.093 (0.62) 1.5 (0.655-2.046) 0.614
Employment status
Public 1 1 .
Private 0.071 (0.48) 1.15 (0.652-2.035) 0.627
Number of patients treated per day
<50   1  
>50 −0.004 (0.29) 0.99 (0.564-1.789) 0.988
Number of TB patients treated in last 1 year
>10 1 1  
≤10 0.090 (0.60) 1.57 (1.258-1.996) 0.0034*
NTP training
Yes 1 1  
No 1.016(0.34) 2.72 (1.343-3.521) <0.001*
  1. *p-value < 0.05 was considered as significant.