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Research Article

Treatment Outcomes and Associated Factors in Tuberculosis Patients at Atwima Nwabiagya District, Ashanti Region, Ghana: A Ten-Year Retrospective Study

Table 3

Background characteristics of TB patients.

VariableFrequency ()Percentage (%)

Gender
 Female59967.23
 Male29232.77
Age (years)
 ≤20485.39
 21-3015016.84
 31-4021724.35
 41-5021424.02
 51-6011713.13
 >6014516.27
Mean (SD)43.63 (±16.24)
Pretreatment weight (kg)
 ≤35485.39
 36-4526029.18
 46-5536641.08
 56-6516418.41
 >66535.95
Mean (SD)49.64 (9.42)
HIV status
 Negative80990.80
 Positive829.20
Disease classification
 Smear positive PTB859.54
 Smear negative PTB27030.30
 Extra-PTB53560.04
 MDR-TB10.11
Patient category
 New79389.00
 Relapse535.95
 Transfer in80.90
 Failure182.02
 Retreatment192.13
Treatment support
 No899.99
 Yes80290.01
Adverse drug reaction
 No88799.55
 Yes40.45

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