Characteristics Non-adherence, n (%)
  Yes       No
AOR (95% CI) p value
Patients’ feeling about TB
  Feel ashamed 34(63.0) 20(37.0) 2.72(0.76, 9.70) 0.124
  Don’t feel ashamed 33(50.0) 33(50.0) 1  
Knowledge of TB spread
  Have some knowledge 59(55.7) 47(44.3) 0.34(0.07, 1.71) 0.192
  Don’t know 8(57.1) 6(42.9) 1  
Alcohol consumption
  Yes          43(58.9) 30(41.1) 1.00(0.32, 3.13) 0.998
  No 24(51.1) 23(48.9) 1  
Smoking
  Yes 27(67.5) 13(32.5) 1.36(0.38, 4.80) 0.637
  No 40(50.0) 40(50.0) 1  
Who gives care to patient        
  Self 45(63.4) 26(36.6) 3.73(1.15, 12.11) 0.028
  Others 22(44.9) 27(55.1) 1  
Has someone to remind to take medicine
  All the time 17(40.5) 25(59.9) 1  
  Sometimes 25(43.9) 32(56.1) 1.76(0.43, 7.20) 0.430
  Not at all 11(52.4) 10(47.6) 11.15(1.66, 74.91) 0.013
Cost of travel in ETB
  ≤10 40(52.6) 36(47.4) 0.86(0.24, 3.12) 0.819
  >10 27(61.4) 17(38.6) 1  
Long waiting time
  Yes 29(52.7) 26(47.3) 0.46(0.15, 1.44) 0.182
  No 38(58.5) 27(41.5) 1  
Feel distance is long        
  Yes 37(49.3) 38(50.7) 0.36(0.10, 1.26) 0.110
  No 30(66.7) 15(33.3) 1  
Relation with health provider
  Excellent 4(44.4) 5(55.6) 0.24(0.02, 2.86) 0.258
  Very good 15(60.0) 10(40.0) 1.90(0.51, 7.04) 0.337
  Good 48(55.8) 38(44.2) 1  
High drug burden
  Yes 56(53.3) 49(46.7) 0.25(0.04, 1.44) 0.121
  No 11(73.3) 4(26.7) 1  
Any side effect
  Yes 25(65.8) 31(34.2) 2.08(0.62, 6.95) 0.236
  No 42(51.2) 40(48.8) 1  
Treatment phase
  Intensive 49(60.5) 32(39.5) 2.36(0.77, 7.27) 0.135
  Continuous 18(46.2) 21(53.8) 1  
Table 2: Patient factors, program factors, drug factors and non-adherence.
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