TABLE 5

Univariate and multivariate analyses of factors affecting combination antibiotic treatment

VariableUnadjusted OR (95% CI)P valueAdjusted OR (95% CI)P value
Age (yr)
    >580.72 (0.33–1.60)0.421
    <581
Sex
    Male1.93 (0.86–4.36)0.113
    Female1
BMI
    >20.01.10 (0.48–2.35)0.884
    <20.01
Resistance of isolates
    Resistant0.15 (0.051–0.431)<0.0010.185 (0.059–0.579)0.004
    Sensitive11
Initial morphotype
    Rough0.86 (0.39–1.91)0.708
    Smooth1
Positive AFB smear
    Yes1.13 (0.50–2.56)0.765
    No1
Bronchiectasis
    Yes1.98 (0.32–12.37)0.467
    No1
Tree-in-bud pattern
    Yes2.91 (1.14–7.42)0.0252.217 (0.810–6.068)0.121
    No11
Cavity
    Yes0.39 (0.17–0.90)0.0270.776 (0.298–2.022)0.603
    No11
Completed the initial 4 wk of treatment
    Yes1.38 (0.55–3.45)0.498
    No1