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Table 2 Treatment outcomes by treatment supporter assigned, among the same cases (n = 920) as in table 1

From: Are children with tuberculosis in Pakistan managed according to National programme policy guidelines? A study from 3 districts in Punjab

Treatment Outcome With treatment supporter Without treatment supporter
  2004-05 n(%) 2006-07 n(%) P value 2004-05 n(%) 2006-07 n(%) P value
Cured 16 (34) 11 (6) <0.05 8 (6) 12 (2) <0.05
Treatment completed 24 (50) 88 (49) 0.9 62 (43) 48 (10) <0.05
Died 1 (2) 0   0.05 1 (1) 0   <0.05
Default 3 (6) 15 (8) 0.6 29 (21) 7 (1) <0.05
Transfer out 1 (2) 2 (1) 0.6 3 (2) 1 (0.2) <0.05
Unknown 3 (6) 64 (36) <0.05 38 (27) 483 (87) <0.05
Total 48 (100) 180 (100)   141 (100) 551 (100)