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Table 3 Determinants of delay in diagnosis of tuberculosis in seven districts North Shoa zone, Ethiopia, December 2017

From: Delay in tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment in Amhara state, Ethiopia

Variable Delay in health seeking Crude OR (95%CI) Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Yes n (%) No n (%)
Type of Tb (in site)
 Pulmonary 59 (36.4) 56 (34.6) 1.00 1,00
 Extra pulmonary 38 (23.5) 9 (5.6) 4.0 (1.77–9.03) 3.41(1.46–7.95)
Treatment history of patients
 New 91(56.2) 49 (30.2) 4.9 (1.8–13.4) 2.94 (1.26–6.84)
 Previously treated 6 (3.7) 16 (9.6) 1.00 1.00
Heard information about TB
 Yes 63 (38.9) 56 (34.6) 1.00 1.00
 No 34 (21) 9 (5.6) 3.36(1.48–7.61) 3.37 (1.43–8.00)
  1. OR was adjusted using multivariate logistic regression backward LR method