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Volume 17, Number 3—March 2011

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Isoniazid-Resistant Tuberculous Meningitis, United States, 1993–2005

Christopher VinnardComments to Author , Carla A. Winston, E. Paul Wileyto, Rob Roy MacGregor, and Gregory P. Bisson
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA (C. Vinnard, E.P. Wileyto, R.R. MacGregor, G.P. Bisson); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C.A. Winston)

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Table 2

Adjusted analysis of factors associated with initial isoniazid resistance in tuberculosis disease, United States, 1993–2005*

Characteristic
Adjusted OR (95% CI)
p value
Foreign-born 2.25 (1.47–3.43) <0.01
Age category, y 0.10
<1 0.22 (0.03–1.70)
1–<4 0.52 (0.17–1.57)
4–<14 0.60 (0.17–2.06)
14 –<24 0.53 (0.24–1.21)
24–<34 Reference
34– <44 0.80 (0.46–1.37)
44–<54 0.54 (0.28–1.06)
54 <64 0.60 (0.29–1.24)
64–74 0.28 (0.11–0.74)
>74 0.22 (0.07–0.74)

*OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.

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