Volume 14, Number 9—September 2008
Crack Cocaine and Infectious Tuberculosis
|Variable||OR||95% CI||p value|
|Not a hard-drug user||Baseline|
|Hard-drug user (not known to use crack cocaine)||1.87||1.19–2.95||0.007|
|Crack cocaine user
|No drug resistance||Baseline|
|INH (not outbreak strain)||1.23||0.72–2.11||0.441|
|INH (outbreak strain)||0.96||0.37–2.50||0.929|
|Sought treatment at ED||3.33||2.20–4.82||<0.001|
*OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; INH, isoniazid resistant; MDR, multidrug-resistant; ED, emergency department.
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