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Table 2 Treatment outcomes among 61,817 newly diagnosed PTB and their distribution among patients who were homeless and those who were not

From: The impact of being homeless on the unsuccessful outcome of treatment of pulmonary TB in São Paulo State, Brazil

Treatment outcomesa Overall Not Homelessness Homelessness P value
(n = 61817) (n = 60091) (n = 1726)
     <0.001
Treatment success 50302 (81.4 %) 49565 (82.5 %) 737 (42.7 %)  
Treatment failure 374 (0.6 %) 367 (0.6 %) 7 (0.4 %)  
Death 3800 (6.2 %) 3619 (6.0 %) 181 (10.5 %)  
Loss to follow-up 6307 (10.2 %) 5633 (9.4 %) 674 (39.0 %)  
Not evaluated 1034 (1.7 %) 907 (1.5 %) 127 (7.4 %)  
  1. aTreatment outcome definitions are in the online material