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Research Article

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

Table 3

Characteristics and treatment outcome of TB patients at Debre Tabor, 2008–2013.

VariablesTreatment outcome
Cured (%)Completed (%) Failed (%)Defaulted (%) Died (%)Transferred out (%)

Sex
 Male37 (18.8)103 (52.3)9 (4.6)6 (3.0)14 (7.1)28 (14.2)
 Female30 (21.1)94 (66.2)3 (2.1)2 (1.4)5 (3.5)8 (5.6)
Residence
 Urban 37 (18.0)121 (58.7)8 (3.9)6 (3.0)15 (7.3)19 (9.2)
 Rural 30 (22.6)76 (57.1)4 (3.0)2 (1.5)4 (3.0)17 (12.8)
Age
 ≤2417 (16.7)63 (61.8)4 (3.9)3 (2.9)1 (1.0)14 (13.7)
 25–4438 (27.1)80 (57.1)3 (2.1)2 (1.4)7 (5.0)10 (7.1)
 ≥4512 (12.4)54 (55.7)5 (5.2)3 (3.1)11 (11.3)12 (12.4)
Type of TB
 Smear positive PTB65 (69.1)3 (3.2)10 (10.6)1 (1.1)2 (2.1)13 (13.8)
 Smear negative PTB1 (0.9)93 (82.3)1 (0.9)0 (0.0)10 (8.8)8 (7.1)
 Extrapulmonary TB1 (0.8)101 (76.5)1 (0.8)7 (5.3)7 (5.3)15 (11.4)
HIV status
 Positive5 (11.6)30 (69.8)2 (4.7)2 (4.7)2 (4.7)2 (4.7)
 Negative43 (21.5)117 (58.5)9 (4.5)3 (1.5)7 (3.5)21 (10.5)
 Unknown19 (19.8)50 (52.1)1 (1.0)3 (3.1)10 (10.4)13 (13.5)
Patient category at start
 New59 (19.5)175 (57.9)8 (2.6)8 (2.6)17 (5.6)35 (11.6)
 Relapse6 (46.2)2 (15.4)3 (23.1)0 (0.0)2 (15.4)0 (0.0)
 Failure1 (50.0)0 (0.0)1 (50.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Transferred in1 (5.6)16 (88.9)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)1 (5.6)
 Unknown 0 (0.0)4 (100.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
 Total 67 (19.8)197 (58.1)12 (3.5)8 (2.4)19 (5.6)36 (10.6)

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