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Table 3 Demographics and clinical characteristics after review

From: Review of tuberculosis treatment outcome reporting system in Denmark, a retrospective study cohort study from 2009 through 2014

 LTFU (%)Successful treatmentg (%)P-valueOR (crude)[95%CIi]OR (adjusted)[95%CI]
Total147 (7.8)1744 (92.2)     
Male116 (78.9)1030 (59.1)< 0.0012.591.69–3.982.21.41–3-45
Median age (IQR)43 (28–49)41 (29–53)0.44    
Age: years  0.2    
 0–2423 (15.7)276 (15.8) 1.460.82–7.86  
 25–4463 (42.9)704 (40.4) 1.500.92–8.03  
 45–6456 (38.0)612 (35.1) 1.540.94–8.26  
  ≥ 655 (3.4)152 (8.7) RFh   
Country of origin
 Danes42 (28.6)584 (33.5)< 0.0011.110.73–1.701.080.70–1.66
 Greenlandic47 (32.0)262 (15.0) 2.781.82–4.241.901.16–3-13
 Immigrantsb58 (39.4)898 (51.5) RF   
Predisposing factors:
 Alcohol abusea85 (61.2)509 (30.4)< 0.0013.612.50–5.21  
 Tobacco116 (82.9)900 (53.8)< 0.0014.162.61–6.63  
 Cannabis64 (48.5)261 (16.1)< 0.0014.933.39–7.16  
 Illegal drug use26 (17.9)111 (6.4)< 0.0013.191.93–5.29  
 Homelessness45 (30.8)136 (7.8)< 0.0015.253.54–7.773.511.41–3-45
 CCI = 099 (72.8)1197 (70.0)0.79RF   
 CCI = 119 (14.0)262 (15.3) 0.880.53–1.46  
 CCI ≥ 218 (13.2)251 (14.7) 0.870.49–1.53  
 Pulmonary TBc126 (85.7)1354 (77.6)0.021.731.07–2.79  
 Extrapulmonary TBd21 (14.3)390 (22.4) RF   
 Died after TB treatment termination18 (12.2)114 (6.5)0.01    
 Microscopy positive Pulmonary TB37 (29.4)356 (26.3)0.46    
 MDRe TB1 (0.8)8 (0.6)     
 XDRf TB0 (0)1 (0.8)     
 Treatment duration (months)Median 4 (IQR 2–5)      
  1. aAlcohol abuse was quantified according to the Danish Health Authorities recommendations (more than 14 units pr. week of alcohol for women and more than 21 units for men)
  2. bPatients born abroad or those born in Denmark for whom one or both parents had been born abroad
  3. cAny bacteriologically confirmed or clinically diagnosed case of TB involving the lungs, the tracheobronchial tree or the larynx including cases diagnosed with coexisting extrapulmonary TB
  4. dAny bacteriologically confirmed or clinically diagnosed case of TB involving organs or anatomical sites other than the lungs, the tracheobronchial tree or the larynx
  5. eMultidrug resistance tuberculosis
  6. fExtensively drug-resistant tuberculosis
  7. gThe sum of cured and treatment completed
  8. hReference
  9. iConfidence interval
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