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Table 2 Study profile and tuberculosis treatment outcomes by district in eastern Uganda

From: Treatment success and mortality among adults with tuberculosis in rural eastern Uganda: a retrospective cohort study

CharacteristicsSoroti
n = 541
Kumi
n = 279
Ngora
n = 148
Serere
n = 155
Total
n = 1123
Treatment outcomes (n = 1123)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
Cure247 (45.7)122 (43.7)31 (20.9)77 (49.7)477 (42.5)
Treatment completed112 (20.7)57 (20.4)84 (56.8)70 (45.2)323 (28.8)
Treatment failed10 (1.8)6 (2.2)0 (0.0)1 (0.6)17 (1.5)
Died45 (8.3)15 (5.4)16 (10.8)5 (3.2)81 (7.2)
Lost to follow-up49 (9.1)28 (10.0)10 (6.8)2 (1.3)89 (7.9)
Not evaluated78 (14.4)51 (18.3)7 (4.7)0 (0.0)136 (12.1)
Tuberculosis treatment outcome available (n = 987)Soroti
n = 463
Kumi
n = 228
Ngora
n = 141
Serere
n = 155
Total
n = 987
Unsuccessful104 (22.5)49 (21.5)26 (18.4)8 (5.2)187 (18.9)
Successful359 (77.5)179 (78.5)115 (81.6)147 (94.8)800 (81.1)
  1. Note: In computation of mortality and treatment success, participants with missing treatment outcome (n = 136) were excluded