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Table 7 Treatment outcomes for pulmonary bacteriologically confirmed TB patients from 2012 to 2015

From: A four-year trend in pulmonary bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis case detection in Kampala-Uganda

Outcome 2012
n (%)
2013
n (%)
2014
n (%)
2015
n (%)
p-value
Total 1389 1244 1724 2194  
Cured 726 (52.3) 743 (59.7) 985 (57.1) 1360 (62.0) 0.000a
Completed Treatment 233 (16.8) 185 (14.9) 233 (13.5) 296 (13.5) 0.004a
TSR 959 (69.0) 928 (74.6) 1218 (70.6) 1656 (75.5) 0.001a
Unfavorable 430 (31.0) 316 (25.4) 506 (29.4) 538 (24.5) 0.001a
Died 123 (8.9) 80 (6.4) 120 (7.0) 140 (6.4) 0.013a
Failure 31 (2.2) 20 (1.6) 36 (2.1) 40 (1.8) 0.568
Lost to follow up 106 (7.6) 83 (6.7) 126 (7.3) 145 (6.6) 0.363
Not evaluated 170 (12.4) 133 (10.7) 224 (13.0) 213 (9.7) 0.069
  1. Source: Primary Data, 95% Confidence Interval. TSR – Treatment Success Rate
  2. aStatistically Significant Variable