Characteristics Death during treatment
  Yes (%) No (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)  
Sex Male 52 (4.14) 1,203 (95.86 ) 1 1
Female 31 (2.96) 1,017 (97.04) 0.71 (0.45,1.11) 0.69 (0.43, 1.14)
Age Group 0-14 10 (1.73) 568 (98.27) 1 1
  15-24 17 (3.21) 513 (96.79) 1.89 (0.85, 4.15) 2.52 (0.95, 6.68)
25-34 33 (5.09) 615 (94.91) 3.05 (1.49, 6.24) 3.95 (1.60, 9.72)
35-44 13 (4.09) 305 (95.91) 2.42 (1.05, 5.59) 2.83 (1.03, 7.77)
45-54 8 (4.91) 155 (95.09) 2.93 (1.14,7.55) 3.74 (1.26,11.13)
55-64 0 (0.00) 50 (100.00) - -
>64 2 (12.50) 14 (87.50) 8.12 (1.63, 40.51) 7.84(1.41 -43.62)
TB Type SPPTB 22 (3.59) 591 (96.41) 1 1
SNPTB 52 (4.49) 1,106 (95.51) 1.26 (0.76, 2.09) 1.38 (0.83, 2.31)
EPTB 9 (1.70) 520 (98.30) 0.47 (0.21, 1.02) 0.53 (0.24, 1.18)
TB Patient Category New 78 (3.65) 2,059 (96.35) 1 1
Relapse 2 (3.13) 62 (96.88) 0.85 (0.21, 3.54) 0.78 (0.18, 3.43)
Ret.default 3 (8.11) 34 (91.89) - -
Transferred in 0 (0.00) 2 (100.00) 2.33 (0.70, 7.75) 1.86 (0.54, 6.34)
Other 0 (0.00) 61 (100.00) - -
Smear Result Positive 22 (3.61) 588 (96.39) 1 1
Negative 52 (4.47) 1,111 (95.53) 1.25 (0.75, 2.08) 1.40 (0.08, 23.79)
Year Of Treatment 1998 23 (5.02) 435 (94.98) 1 1
1999 14 (4.24) 316 (95.76) 0.84 (0.43, 1.65) 0.83 (0.41, 1.66)
2000 9 (2.15) 409 (97.85) 0.42 (0.19,0.91) 0.29 (0.12, 0.69)
2001 13 (2.62) 484 (97.38) 0.51 (0.25, 1.02) 0.39 (0.19, 0.86)
2002 24 (4.00) 576 (96.00) 0.79 (0.44, 1.42) 0.63 (0.34, 1.17)
Yrs=years, COR=Crude odds ratio, CI=confidence interval, N=number, AOR=Adjusted odds ratio
Table 6: Factors associated with death rate among registered TB patients in Gambella regional hospital, Ethiopia.