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Table 2 Treatment outcomes.

From: Patient-centred tuberculosis treatment delivery under programmatic conditions in Tanzania: a cohort study

  Historic PCT RR† 95% CI P-value
Smear-positive patients n = 548* n = 484*    
   Smear conversion 409 (74.6) 388 (80.2) 1.07 1.01 -- 1.15 0.037
   Cure 334 (60.9) 312 (64.5) 1.06 0.96 -- 1.16 0.247
   Success 382 (69.7) 398 (82.2) 1.18 1.10 -- 1.26 <0.001
   Death 92 (16.8) 59 (12.2) 0.73 0.54 -- 0.98 0.042
   Default 28 (5.1) 13 (2.7) 0.53 0.28 -- 0.99 0.055
   Transfer out 41 (7.5) 14 (2.9) 0.39 0.22 -- 0.68 0.001
   Fail 2 (0.4) 0    
   Missing outcome 3 (0.6) 0    
All patients n = 1417* n = 1208*    
   Success 1015 (71.6) 954 (79.0) 1.10 1.05 -- 1.15 <0.001
   Death 249 (17.6) 168 (13.9) 0.79 0.66 -- 0.95 0.012
   Default 61 (4.3) 40 (3.3) 0.77 0.52 -- 1.14 0.222
   Transfer out 80 (5.7) 41 (3.4) 0.60 0.42 -- 0.86 0.007
   Fail 2 (0.1) 0    
   Missing outcome 10 (0.7) 4 (0.3)    
  1. *All data are n (%).
  2. † Relative risk comparing PCT cohort with historic cohort.
  3. CI, confidence interval.