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Table 2 Trends of treatment outcome and tuberculosis type across the years for all cases of tuberculosis, Gondar University Teaching Hospital, 2003-2008.

From: Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. A five - year retrospective study

Treatment outcome & tuberculosis type Years Total
N (%)
  Sept.2003 - Aug.2004
N (%)
Sept.2004 - Aug.2005
N (%)
Sept.2005 -Aug.2006
N (%)
Sept.2006 - Aug.2007
N (%)
Sept.2007 - May 2008
N (%)
 
Treatment outcomes       
Treatment success 321(30.5) 200(28.9) 390(35.3) 213(34.3) 57(10.7) 1181(29.5)
Transferred out 488(46.4) 317(45.9) 431(39.0) 226(36.4) 218(41.0) 1680(42.0)
Default 97(9.2) 81(11.7) 165(14.9) 159(25.6) 228(42.9) 730(18.3)
Death 146(13.9) 93(13.5) 116(10.5) 21(3.4) 27(5.1) 403(10.1)
Failure 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 2(0.2) 2(0.3) 2(0.4) 6(0.2)
Tuberculosis types       
Smear positive pulmonary TB 172(16.3) 109 (15.8) 189(17.1) 111(17.9) 90(16.9) 671(16.8)
Smear negative pulmonary TB 583(55.5) 374(54.1) 601(54.4) 351 (56.5) 287(53.9) 2196(54.9)
Extrapulmonary TB 297(28.2) 208(30.1) 314(28.4) 159(25.6) 155 (29.1) 1133(28.3)
  1. TB = tuberculosis, Sept = September, Aug = August, N = number