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Table 4 Treatment outcome in the study cohort of 276 extra-pulmonary tuberculosis cases according to the WHO/EuroTB classification, modified for 'default' and 'physician's decision to stop early'

From: Treatment outcome of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis in Finland: a cohort study

Treatment group FAVOURABLE UNFAVOURABLE¹ On treatment at 12 months Not known Total
  Cured Treatment completed Subtotal Death Transfer out Default Physician's decision to stop early Subtotal    
Standard treatment A 15
10.7%
82
58.6%
97
69.3%
18
12.9%
0
0
3
2.1%
14
10.0%
35
25.0%
7
5.0%
1
0.7%
140
100%
Standard treatment B 1
3.6%
9
32.1%
10
35.7%
5
17.9%
0 1
3.6%
8
28.6%
14
50.0%
4
14.3%
0 28
100%
Standard treatment with short intensive phase C 0 14
77.8%
14
77.8%
1
5.6%
0 0 2
11.1%
3
16.7%
1
5.6%
0 18
100%
Standard treatment D 3
10.0%
10
33.3%
13
43.3%
1
3.3%
0 1
3.3%
4
13.3%
6
20.0%
11
36.7%
0 30
100%
Other combination of tuberculosis drugs 3
8.3%
16
44.4%
19
52.7%
6
16.7%
1
2.8%
5
13.9%
3
8.3%
15
41.7%
1
2.8%
1
2.8%
36
100%
Ineffective treatment 0 4
80.0%
4
80.0%
1
20.0%
0 0 0 1
20.0%
0 0 5
100%
Overall outcome with any treatment 22 135
52.5%
157
61.1%
32
12.5%
1
0.4%
10
3.9%
31
12.1%
74
28.8%
24
9.3%
2
0.8%
257
100%
No treatment NA NA NA 16
84.2%
0
15.8%
0 19
100%
0 0 19
100%
Total 22
8.0%
135
48.9%
157
56.9%
48
17.4%
1
0.4%
13
4.7%
31
11.2%
93
33.7%
24
8.7%
2
0.7%
276
100%
  1. ¹There were no failures in the cohort.
  2. ²The treating physician decided not to give any treatment.