Tuberculosis Research and Treatment / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Treatment Outcome and Associated Factors among Tuberculosis Patients in Debre Tabor, Northwestern Ethiopia: A Retrospective Study

Table 2

Patients characteristics and type of TB at Debre Tabor Health Center, 2008–2013.

VariablesType of TB
Smear positive PTB (%)Smear negative PTB (%)EPTB (%)Total (%)

Sex
 Male55 (28.0)71 (36.0)71 (36.0)197 (58.1)
 Female39 (27.5)42 (29.6)61 (43.0)142 (41.9)
Residence
 Urban 52 (25.2)70 (34)84 (40.8)206 (60.8)
 Rural 42 (31.6)43 (32.3)48 (36.1)133 (39.2)
Age group
 ≤2424 (23.5)31 (30.4)47 (46.1)102 (30.1)
 25–4449 (35.0)42 (30.0)49 (35.0)140 (41.3)
 ≥4521 (21.6)40 (41.2)36 (37.1)97 (28.6)
HIV status
 Positive 7 (16.3)14 (32.6)22 (51.2)43 (12.7)
 Negative 60 (30.0)63 (31.5)77 (38.5)200 (59.0)
 Unknown 27 (28.1)36 (37.5)33 (34.4)96 (28.3)
Patient category
 New80 (26.5)101 (33.4)121 (40.1)302 (89.1)
 Relapse11 (84.6)2 (15.4)0 (00.0)13 (3.8)
 Failure 2 (100%)0 (00.0)0 (00.0)2 (0.6)
 Transferred in1 (5.6)9 (50.0)8 (44.4)18 (5.3)
 Unknown0 (00.0)1 (25.0)3 (75.0)4 (1.2)
 Total 94 (27.7)113 (33.3)132 (38.9)339 (100)

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