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Volume 16, Number 5—May 2010


Latent Tuberculosis among Persons at Risk for Infection with HIV, Tijuana, Mexico

Richard S. GarfeinComments to Author , Rafael Laniado-Laborin, Timothy C. Rodwell, Remedios Lozada, Robert G. Deiss, Jose Luis Burgos, Jazmine Cuevas-Mota, Paris Cerecer, Kathleen Moser, Maria Luisa Volker, and Steffanie A. Strathdee
Author affiliations: University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California, USA (R.S. Garfein, T.C. Rodwell, R. Deiss, J.L. Burgos, J. Cuevas-Mota, S.A. Strathdee); Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Tijuana, Mexico (R. Laniado-Laborin); Patronato Pro-Comité Municipal de Prevención del SIDA, Tijuana (R. Lozada); Instituto de Servicios de Salud Pública del Estado de Baja California, Tijuana (P. Cerecer, M.L. Volker); San Diego County Department of Health and Human Services, San Diego (K. Moser)

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Table 2

Multivariate analysis of factors associated with tuberculosis infection status among high-risk groups for HIV in Tijuana, Mexico, April–July 2007*

Characteristic Adjusted odds ratio (95% Cl)
Age, y 1.03 (1.01–1.05)
Years lived in Tijuana
1.02 (1.01–1.04)
Incarceration status
Never jailed 1.00
Jailed in USA only 1.61 (0.98–2.63)
Jailed in Mexico or in Mexico and USA 2.28 (1.48–3.51)

*Odds ratios were adjusted for all other variables. CI, confidence interval.

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