Table 8

Description and ORs for univariable analysis for non-completion of treatment at 12 months, complete case analysis per individual variable

VariableTotal,
n (% of population)
Not completed,
n (% not completed)
OR95% CIP value
Sex
 Male3588 (63)612 (17)Ref
 Female2090 (37)273 (13)0.730.63 to 0.85 < 0.001
Age, median (range)37 (18–105)43 (18–95)1.0161.011 to 1.021 < 0.001
Born in the UK or resident
 Born in the UK1221 (22)192 (16)Ref
 Recent resident (<5 years in the UK)1347 (24)240 (18)1.160.94 to 1.430.16
 Longer resident (≥5 years in the UK)2784 (49)385 (14)0.860.71 to 1.040.11
 Time since entry unknown303 (5.4)64 (21)1.441.04 to 1.96 0.03
Ethnicity
 Asian/Asian-British2037 (36)323 (16)Ref
 Black-African/black-Caribbean/black-British1335 (24)166 (12)0.750.62 to 0.92 0.006
 White1277 (23)226 (18)1.140.95 to 1.370.17
 Other1007 (18)164 (16)1.030.84 to 1.270.76
Sputum smear result (at diagnosis)
 Positive1895 (33)347 (18)Ref
 Negative1818 (32)266 (15)0.760.64 to 0.91 0.003
 Other (awaiting results, not done, unknown …)1965 (35)272 (14)0.720.60 to 0.85 < 0.001
Chest X-ray or CT (at diagnosis)
 Cavities reported1337 (24)228 (17)1.070.90 to 1.270.46
 Abnormalities reported2915 (51)471 (16)Ref
 Other (awaiting results, not done, unknown …)1426 (25)186 (13)0.780.65 to 0.93 0.007
History of drug use
 Yes381 (6.9)93 (24)1.901.48 to 2.43 < 0.001
 No5184 (93)752 (15)Ref
History of homelessness
 Yes354 (6.3)93 (26)2.081.62 to 2.66 < 0.001
 No5245 (94)767 (15)Ref
History of imprisonment
 Yes265 (4.8)64 (24)1.851.37 to 2.46 < 0.001
 No5314 (95)782 (15)Ref
Alcohol misuse
 Yes340 (6.3)101 (30)2.561.99 to 3.26 < 0.001
 No5104 (94)724 (14)Ref
Mental health concerns
 Yes375 (6.8)84 (22)1.691.30 to 2.17 < 0.001
 No5139 (93)751 (15)Ref
First healthcare practitioner to visit
 A&E1354 (24)286 (21)2.001.66 to 2.42 < 0.001
 General practitioner1982 (35)234 (12)Ref
 Private sector57 (1.00)4 (7.0)0.560.17 to 1.390.27
 Other (inpatient, outpatient, laboratory, prison)891 (16)172 (19)1.791.44 to 2.21 < 0.001
 Unknown1394 (25)189 (14)1.170.95 to 1.440.13
Occupation
 Employed*3984 (76)559 (14)Ref
 Unemployed†1248 (24)243 (19)1.481.25 to 1.75 < 0.001
Presentation delay
 Not delayed (<84 days)2653 (74)426 (16)Ref
 Delayed (≥84 days)933 (26)145 (16)0.970.78 to 1.190.76
Healthcare delay
 Not delayed (<61 days)3105 (75)525 (17)Ref
 Delayed (≥61 days)1060 (25)152 (14)0.820.67 to 1.000.05
  • Significant p values (<0.05) are highlighted in bold.

  • *Employed included all employment types, plus housewives/husbands, students and retired people.

  • †Unemployed includes reported unemployed, prisoners, asylum seekers and immigration detainees.

  • A&E, accident and emergency; Ref, reference group.