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Volume 14, Number 6—June 2008

Research

Tuberculosis from Mycobacterium bovis in Binational Communities, United States

Timothy C. Rodwell*Comments to Author , Marisa Moore†‡, Kathleen S. Moser†, Stephanie K. Brodine§, and Steffanie A. Strathdee*
Author affiliations: *University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA; †County of San Diego Health and Human Services, San Diego, California, USA; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Diego, California, USA; §San Diego State University, San Diego, California, USA;

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Table 4

Factors associated with death before completion of TB treatment in TB patients,
 San Diego County, California, 2001–2005*

Risk factor OR (95% CI) p value
Mycobacterium bovis disease
2.55 (1.27–5.11)
0.01
HIV infection (ref = negative) <0.001
Positive 4.50 (2.19–9.24) <0.001
Unknown
2.09 (1.19–3.67)
0.01
Age group, y (ref = 0–4 y) <0.001
5–14 Not defined 1.00
15–24 0.79 (0.06–9.88) 0.86
25–44 1.54 (0.17–13.78) 0.70
45–64 4.75 (0.55–41.12) 0.16
>65
17.19 (2.04–145.01)
0.01
Country of birth (ref = United States) <0.001
Mexico 0.52 (0.30–0.90) 0.02
Philippines 0.52 (0.28–0.97) 0.04
Other
0.25 (0.12–0.53)
<0.001
Chest radiograph lesions 2.21 (0.97–5.05) 0.06
Multisite disease 1.86 (1.10–3.15) 0.02

*n = 1,119. TB, tuberculosis; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; ref, referent.

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