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Table 2 Independent variables of social status and their significance of the final model (n = 425)

From: Examining the social status, risk factors and lifestyle changes of tuberculosis patients in Sri Lanka during the treatment period: a cross-sectional study

Independent variable β SE (β) Wald df Sig. Exp (β) 95% CI for Exp (β)
Low Upper
Infectivity: Yes 0.94 0.24 14.6 1 0.000 2.5 1.6 4.1
Use dangerous drugs: Yes 3.03 1.02 8.8 1 0.003 20.6 2.8 152
Constant 0.22 0.17 1.69 1 0.194 1.25   
  1. β – Regression co-efficient; SE (β) – standard error of β; df = degrees of freedom
  2. Reference categories: Infectivity – No; Use of dangerous drugs – no