Table 2

Distribution of patients with TB according to treatment outcomes (n=5257)

Treatment outcomeAge group in yearsTotalP value
15–19
No (%)
20–24
No (%)
No (%)
Cured782 (30.9)838 (30.7)1620 (30.8)0.739
Treatment completed1576 (62.4)1703 (62.4)3279 (62.4)
Failure21 (0.8)16 (0.6)37 (0.7)
Defaulted77 (3.0)85 (3.1)162 (3.1)
Died38 (1.5)43 (1.6)81 (1.5)
Shifted to category IV29 (1.1)35 (1.3)64 (1.2)
Transferred out4 (0.2)10 (0.4)14 (0.3)
Total2527 (100)2730 (100)5257 (100)
  • TB, tuberculosis.