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Table 3 Treatment outcomes, Age, Gender, Type of TB, Patient category and HIV status of children

From: Treatment outcomes of childhood tuberculosis in Addis Ababa: a five-year retrospective analysis

Characteristics Treatment outcomes
Success No (%) Transfer out No (%) Default No (%) Death No (%) Failure No (%) Missing No (%) Total No (%)
Gender        
 Male 188 (85.8) 23 (10.5) 2 (0.9) 5 (2.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (0.5) 219 (44.6)
 Female 232 (85.3) 32 (11.8) 1 (0.4) 4 (1.5) 2 (0.7) 1 (0.7) 272 (55.4)
Age group        
  < 1 24 (72.7) 9 (27.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) - 33 (6.7)
 1–4 64 (86.5) 7 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 3 (4.1) 0 (0.0) - 74 (15.1)
 5–9 123 (88.5) 12 (8.6) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.4) 0 (0.0) 2 (1.4) 139 (28.3)
 10–14 209 (85.3) 27 (11.0) 3 (1.2) 4 (1.6) 2 (0.8) - 245 (49.9)
Type of TB        
 SPPTB 34 (81.0) 4 (9.5) 0 (0.0) 2 (4.8) 1 (2.4) 1 (2.4) 42 (16.9)
 SNPTB 175 (85.0) 25 (12.1) 1 (0.5) 3 (1.5) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 206 (83.1)
EPTB 211 (86.8) 26 (10.7) 2 (0.8) 4 (1.6) 0 (0.0) - 243 (49.5)
Category of TB       
 New 389 (85.7) 48 (10.8) 3 (0.7) 8 (1.8) 2 (0.4) 4 (0.9) 454 (92.5)
 Relapse 3 (60.0) 2 (40.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) - 5 (1.0)
 Failure 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.4) - 2 (0.4)
 Transfer in 15 (78.9) 2 (10.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (10.5) 19 (3.9)
 Others 4 (33.3) 4 (33.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (8.33) 0 (0.0) 2 (18.2) 11 (2.2)
HIV Status        
 Positive 58 (70.7) 12 (14.6) 12 (14.6) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) - 82 (28.2)
 Negative 196 (93.8) 12 (5.7) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) - 209 (71.8)
 Unknown 165 (82.5 31 (15.5) 2 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) - 200 (40.7)
  1. SPPTB Smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis, SNPTB smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis, EPTB extra-pulmonary tuberculosis
  2. Missing: attended follow up irregularly