Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Tuberculosis Treatment Adherence of Patients in Kosovo

Table 4

Knowledge of TB drug compliance and risk behavior of TB patients.

VariablesTotal ()Adherent ()
95% CI (0.812–0.892)
Nonadherent ()
95% CI (0.109–0.188)
value
%%%

Importance of regular administration of TB drugs
 Not true6118.83%4415.88%1736.17%
 True26381.17%23384.12%3063.83%

Administration of TB drugs in a presence of a nurse or family member
 No20262.35%16659.93%3676.60%
 Yes12237.65%11140.07%1127.66%

Regular supply of TB drugs
 No8726.85%7727.80%1021.28%0.351
 Yes23773.15%20072.20%3778.72%

Satisfied with the treatment in the health center
 No154.63%62.17%919.15%
 Yes30995.37%27197.83%3880.85%

BCG vaccine
 No298.95%238.30%612.77%0.085
 Yes15046.30%12444.77%2655.32%
 Do not know14544.75%13046.93%1531.91%

Interruption of TB therapy after 3 months
 No27785.49%25090.25%2757.45%
 Yes4714.51%279.75%2042.55%

Distance from the health center
 ≥10 km10231.48%8831.77%1429.79%0.761
 ≤10 km22268.52%18968.23%3370.21%

Smoking
 Yes3711.42%3010.83%714.89%0.391
 No28788.58%24789.17%4085.11%

Alcohol
 Yes61.85%41.44%24.26%0.231
 No31898.15%27398.56%4595.74%

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