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Table 4 Trends of treatment outcomes and TB types in children in the five year period

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

Treatment outcome and type of TB Time (in years) Total No (%)
2009 No (%) 2010 No (%) 2011 No (%) 2012 No (%) 2013 No (%)
Treatment outcome       
 Success (cured) 78 (78.0) 86 (85.1) 83 (84.7) 87 (88.8) 87 (92.6) 420 (85.5)
 Transferred out 21 (21.0) 11 (10.9) 14 (14.3) 5 (5.1) 4 (5.3) 55 (11.2)
 Default 0 (0.0) 2 (2.2) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (0.6)
 Death 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 1 (1.0) 4 (4.1) 3 (3.2) 9 (1.8)
 Failure 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.4)
 Unknown 1 (1.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.6)
Total 100 (20.4) 101 (20.6) 98 (19.9) 98 (19.9) 94 (19.1) 491 (100)
Type of TB       
 SPPTB 9 (9.0) 10 (9.9) 9 (9.2) 7 (7.1) 7 (7.4) 42 (8.6)
 SNPTB 42 (42.0) 41 (40.6) 38 (38.8) 44 (47.9) 41 (43.6) 206 (42.0)
 EPTB 49 (49.0) 50 (49.5) 51 (52.0) 47 (48.0) 46 (48.9) 243 (49.5)
  1. SPPTB smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis, SNPTB smear negative pulmonary tuberculosis, EPTB extra-pulmonary tuberculosis