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Table 2 Treatment outcome among TB patients in the peripheral settings of Ethiopia

From: Treatment outcomes and their trend among tuberculosis patients treated at peripheral health settings of Northern Ethiopia between 2009 and 2014: a registry-based retrospective analysis

VariablesOverall treatment outcomea (n = 2911)
n (%)
TB typea
Pulmonary positive (n = 506)
n (%)
Pulmonary negative (n = 1155)
n (%)
Extra-pulmonary (n = 1250)
n (%)
Cured371 (12.7)364 (71.9)5 (0.4)1 (0.0)
Treatment complete2234 (76.7)70 (13.8)1028 (89)1135 (90.8)
Died119 (4.1)20 (4.0)47 (4.1)55 (4.4)
Failed9 (0.3)8 (1.6)1 (0.0)0 (0.0)
Default178 (6.1)44 (8.7)74 (6.4)59 (4.7)
  1. a Excluding 534 (15.4%) Transfer-out