Relationship between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis in Indonesia

Indriya Wardhani, Mondastri Korib Sudaryo

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Abstract

Backgrounds: Tuberculosis was one of the 10 caused of death in the world. Tuberculosis was caused by mycobacterium tuberculosis which was transmitted through droplets. One risk factor for tuberculosis was diabetes mellitus. The risk of death due to tuberculosis in people who had diabetes would be higher than whom did not have tuberculosis. This study was aimed to determine the relationship between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis.Method: This study used a cross sectional study design. The data analyzed were 34,257 people who participated in the Indonesia Family Life Survey 5 in 2013-2014. Prevalence Odds Ratio crude, Prevalence of adjusted odds ratios and 95% CI were calculated using the chi-square and the multivariate binary logistic.Result: The prevalence of tuberculosis in this study was 6.6%. From the chi-square results there was a significant relationship between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis with POR 3.88 (2.49-6.05). Multivariate binary logistic result was a significant relationship between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis with POR 4.93 (3.01-8.1) after being adjusted by confounder variables.Conclusions: There was a significant relationship between diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)392-397
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2019

Keywords

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Indonesia
  • Tuberculosis

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