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Table 4

Risk of pulmonary tuberculosis stratified by weight loss and comorbidities.

Variable
Event Person-years Incidence Adjusted HR* (95% CI)
Weight loss Any comorbidity&
No No 74 97324 0.76 (Reference)
No Yes 135 41305 3.27 2.47 (1.84, 3.32)
Yes No 62 23232 2.67 3.60 (2.57, 5.05)
Yes Yes 53 9595 5.52 4.19 (2.91, 6.02)

Incidence rate: per 1000 person-years.

*

Adjusted for sex and age.

&

Comorbidities including alcohol-related disease, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes mellitus, and human immunodeficiency virus infection.