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Research Article

Nsambya Community Home-Based Care Complements National HIV and TB Management Efforts and Contributes to Health Systems Strengthening in Uganda: An Observational Study

Table 3

Comparison of TB defaulters (adults and children) receiving treatment in the Nsambya CHBC by HIV-TB coinfection and ART status, Kampala (2007–2010).

CharacteristicReferred patients NCHBC patients Total Fisher’s exact/chi-square-tests value
(%) (%)

HIV-TB coinfected
Yes19 (38)60 (100)79 (72)<0.001*
No/unknown31 (62)0 (0)31 (28)

HIV-TB coinfected on ART
Yes8 (42)23 (38)31 (39)0.769**
No11 (58)37 (62)48 (61)

Fisher’s exact test, **Chi-square test.
Data sources.
(1) Global AIDS Response Progress Report, Uganda AIDS Commission April 2012, Kampala.
(2) Status of Antiretroviral Therapy Services in Uganda. Quarterly ART Reports for October–December 2010.
(3) Status of Antiretroviral Therapy Services in Uganda. Quarterly ART Reports for January–June 2011.
(4) Status of Antiretroviral Therapy Services in Uganda. Quarterly ART Reports for October–December 2011.
(5) CDC Uganda Quarterly Reports; October–December 2009.
(6) CDC Uganda Quarterly Reports; October–December 2010.
(7) CDC Uganda Quarterly Reports; October–December 2011.
(8) Annual Health Sector Performance Report. Financial Years 2009/10, Ministry of Health, Uganda, Kampala.
(9) Annual Health Sector Performance Report. Financial Years 2010/11, Ministry of Health, Uganda, Kampala.
(10) WHO Report 2011: Global TB Control.
(11) WHO: TB_notification_2012-06-11.csv.
(12) WHO: TB_outcomes_2012-06-15.csv, http://www.who.int/tb/country/data/download/en/index.html.
(13) Nsambya Home Care TB registers.

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