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Table 3 Factors associated with TB occurrence (n = 130)—multivariate analysis

From: Prevalence of tuberculosis and associated risk factors in the Central Prison of Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo

Parameter Adjusted OR (95 % CI) p value PAF (%)
Incarceration period (months)
 < 12 1   
 ≥ 12 2.1 (1.4–3.1) 0.001 38.7
BMI (kg/m2)    
 < 18.5 2.1 (1.3–3.0) 0.003 35.6
 ≥ 18.5 1   
Overcrowding (>50 prisoners/40 m2)
 Yes 9.8 (3.1–31.6) <0.001 88.2
 No 1   
  1. PAF population attributable fraction
  2. Hosmer-Lemeshow (HL) test = 1.58; p = 0.063