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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate linear regression analysis of TB knowledge score

From: Tuberculosis in the era of infection with the human immunodeficiency virus: assessment and comparison of community knowledge of both infections in rural Uganda

   Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
Variable   slope (95% CI) p slope (95% CI) p
Age 18-24 1.0   1.0  
  25-44 1.33 (−4.47, 7.12) 0.582 1.88 (−3.43, 7.19) 0.404
  > = 45 6.76 (0.27, 13.26) 0.044 7.45 (0.30, 14.60) 0.044
Education Primary or less 1.0   1.0  
  Secondary or higher 1.08 (−3.63, 5.80) 0.580 3.07 (−2.03, 8.18) 0.183
House** Mud walled 1.0   -  
  Concrete walled −1.75 (−7.69, 4.18) 0.482 -  
Sex Male 1.0   1.0  
  Female −0.43 (−6.34, 5.51) 0.859 −0.31 (−6.08,5.45) 0.894
Marital status Single 1.0   1.0  
  Ever married 1.17 (−5.27,7.62) 0.660 −0.49 (−6.77, 5.79) 0.850
Residence Rural 1.0   1.0  
  Urban −6.02 (−11.37, -0.68) 0.034 −6.27 (−11.73,-0.81) 0.032
Has a friend who has had TB No 1.0   1.0  
Yes 1.04 (−4.59,6.67) 0.654 0.63 (−4.47, 5.74) 0.762
  1. **Not included in model because of collinearity.
  2. Bold indicates statistically significant values (p <0.05).