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Table 2 Key quantitative results for TB Tracer

From: Patients’ perspectives of acceptability of ART, TB and maternal health services in a subdistrict of Johannesburg, South Africa

Variables Provider acceptability Service acceptability Community acceptability
Simple (unadjusted) logistic regression Multiple (adjusted) logistic regression Simple (unadjusted) logistic regression Multiple (adjusted) logistic regression Simple (unadjusted) logistic regression Multiple (adjusted) logistic regression
OR (95%CI) p OR (95%CI) p OR (95%CI) p OR (95%CI) p OR (95%CI) p OR (95%CI) p
Age group
  ≤ 40 Ref            
  ≥ 41 1.8 (0.36-8.81) 0.473 1.0 (0.62-1.78) 0.865 0.5 (0.19-1.06) 0.068 0.6 (0.23-1.37) 0.206
Gender
 Female Ref            
 Male 0.9 (0.23-3.32) 0.840 1.5 (0.92-2.52) 0.099 1.8 (0.97-3.26) 0.064 0.3 (0.13-0.88) 0.027 0.4 (0.14-1.09) 0.074
Education
 no schooling Ref            
 Primary 0.4 (0.05-4.02) 0.473 0.4 (0.04-4.35) 0.471
 secondary 0.4 (0.04- 3.06) 0.351 1.8 (0.19-17.19) 0.610
 tertiary
Employment
 Employed Ref            
 Unemployed 1.7 (0.41-6.91) 0.474 1.3 (0.74-2.29) 0.354 0.7 (0.24-1.74) 0.390
SES
 Low Ref            
 Middle 2.1 (1.43-7.91) < 0.001 0.4 (0.12-1.11) 0.075 0.4 (0.12-1.43) 0.165 0.3 (0.04-2.66) 0.294
 High 2.5 (1.56-4.57) < 0.001 0.7 (0.23-2.32) 0.588 1.1 (0.29-3.89) 0.910 0.6 (0.06-5.02) 0.615
Home location
 Far Ref            
 Near 0.5 (0.11-2.41) 0.394 3.4 (0.75-14.94) 0.115 3.8 (0.74-18.90) 0.109
Means of transport
 Public transport Ref            
 Walk (foot) 0.6 (0.08-5.10) 0.658 0.6 (0.23-1.19) 0.136 0.4 (0.18-1.89) 0.910 0.8 (0.23-3.06) 0.784
Pre-treatment smear results
 Negative Ref            
 Positive 3.3 (0.60-16.87) 0.172 3.2 (0.58-17.07) 0.181 0.7 (0.39-1.27) 0.246 1.0 (0.41-2.49) 0.982
Pre-treatment culture results
 Negative Ref            
 Positive 2.3 (0.13-38.12) 0.571 1.2 (0.26-5.12) 0.847 2.0 (0.52-7.99) 0.308
DOT checked
 No Ref            
 Yes 0.2 (0.13-0.42) < 0.001 0.2 (0.09-0.34) < 0.001 1.7 (0.72-3.92) 0.234
Missing visita
 No Ref            
 Yes 2.2 (1.09-4.31) 0.027 2.1 (0.94-4.71) 0.071 2.8 (0.61-12.53) 0.186 2.5 (0.51-12.68) 0.256
Missing visitb
 No Ref            
 Yes 4.7 (1.39-15.95) 0.012 5.1 (1.40-18.67) 0.013 1.1 (0.22-5.21) 0.932
  1. visita: visits during intensive phase of the TB treatment (first 2 months); visitb: visits during continuation phase of the TB treatment (after the first 2 months)