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Table 1 Distribution of patients with complete records

From: Assessment of GeneXpert GxAlert platform for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis diagnosis and patients’ linkage to care in Tanzania

Region Died Not in treatment due to miscommunication Not traceable Placed on 1st line anti-TBs Repeat tests rifampicin resistant not detected Total
Tabora 0 0 0 1 0 2
Shinyanga 2 1 1 0 2 8
Simiyu 1 0 0 0 0 1
Mwanza 2 0 0 0 0 2
Geita 0 0 2 1 0 4
Kagera 1 0 0 1 0 2
Songea 0 1 1 1 1 4
Mbeya 3 0 0 0 5 8
Katavi 1 0 1 0 1 3
Kilimanjaro 0 0 0 0 0 4
Tanga 1 1 0 0 0 2
Manyara 0 0 0 2 0 2
Pwani 0 0 0 1 0 1
Lindi 0 0 1 1 0 2
Mtwara 1 1 0 1 0 3
Morogoro 3 2 0 0 0 5
Dar es Salaam 12 9 33 3 0 58
Total 27 15 39 12 9 102
  1. Medical records for 39 patients were missing and patients were not reachable through mobile phones and physical addresses. Of the 103 patients, only 11 were interviewed by the research team as a complement to factors associated with pre-treatment loss