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Table 2 Outcomes of ART compared based on TB status, South West Ethiopia, 2012

From: Outcomes of highly active antiretroviral therapy and its predictors: a cohort study focusing on tuberculosis co-infection in South West Ethiopia

ART outcomes Months TB status p value
No (N = 520) Yes (N = 130)
Clinical failure, N (%) 6 95 (18.3) 46 (35.4) <0.001**
12 62 (11.9) 38 (29.2) <0.001**
Immunologic failure, N (%) 6 141 (27.1) 29 (22.3) <0.001**
12 102 (19.6) 18 (13.8) 0.043
AIDS defining illness, N (%) 6 27 (5.2) 14 (10.8) 0.005**
12 20 (3.8) 11 (8.5) <0.001
CD4 cells increase, mean ± std. error of mean 6 146.7 ± 7.2 150.5 ± 14.1 0.827*
12 180.7 ± 8.1 186.1 ± 17.6 0.780
Hemoglobin increase, mean ± std. error of mean 6 1.0 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.4 0.028*
12 1.3 ± 0.1 2.0 ± 0.3 0.046
Weight gain in kg, mean ± std. error of mean 6 2.8 ± 0.2 4.4 ± 0.6 0.008*
12 3.9 ± 0.3 5.9 ± 0.8 0.023
  1. ** Compared using Chi square test, * compared using independent sample student t test