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Table 4 Distribution of the treatment outcomes by age group in children notified with TB in Kampala district 2011–2015

From: Trend and outcome of notified children with tuberculosis during 2011-2015 in Kampala, Uganda

Age group Outcome 2011 (%) 2012 (%) 2013 (%) 2014 (%) 2015 (%) P value for trend
Overall aCured 39 50 44 56 77 <0.0001****
bTSR 78 70 70 83 83 0.084
bLFU 7 16 5 5 3 0.02*
bDied 4 5 10 9 11 0.027*
bNot Evaluated 11 9 15 3 3 0.016*
0–4 years aCured 27 25 14 24 63 <0.0001
bTSR 80 71 70 79 82 0.37
bLFU 7 12 4 5 3 0.049*
bDied 5 6 10 12 12 0.027*
bNot Evaluated 9 11 16 4 2 0.016*
5–9 years aCured 40 60 0 50 80 <0.0001****
bTSR 87 66 65 91 84 0.14
bLFU 3 21 10 3 2 0.018*
bDied 4 5 8 5 11 0.074
bNot Evaluated 6 8 17 1 3 0.107
10–14 years aCured 42 53 56 83 77 <0.0001****
bTSR 67 72 73 86 84 0.0004***
bLFU 10 19 4 7 2 0.0014**
bDied 1 4 12 6 9 0.02*
bNot Evaluated 22 6 11 2 3 <0.0001****
  1. a% of PBC cases only; b% of all cases; TSR combines cure and completed cases
  2. * P ≤ 0.05, ** P ≤ 0.01, *** P ≤ 0.001, **** P ≤ 0.0001