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Table 3 Predictors for TB detection among individuals with diabetes tested using Xpert MTB/RIF, visiting TB diagnostic and treatment centers in Karachi, Pakistan (July 2016–July 2018). Significance testing has been done using chi-squared test

From: Engagement of private healthcare providers for case finding of tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus in Pakistan

 Univariate analysisMultivariate analysis
OR95% CIP valueOR95% CIP value
 Age (years)1.08(0.92–1.26)0.3430.99(0.83–1.16)0.890
Previous History of DM
 No previous history (RBS > 200)RefRefRefRefRef 
 Known case of DM4.58(3.19–6.59)0.004.63(3.21–6.66)< 0.0001