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Table 2 Treatment outcome, median time to initiate treatment and length of hospitals stay by hospitals

From: Factors influencing the length of hospital stay during the intensive phase of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment at Amhara regional state hospitals, Ethiopia: a retrospective follow up study

Characteristics Hospitals
University of Gondar Borumeda Debremarkos
Median length of hospital stay (days) 61 (35 to 100) 72.5 (47 to 110) 39 (24 to 70)
Median time to start treatment (days) 14 (3 to 72) 9 (2 to 18) 6.5 (2 to 15)
Treatment outcome Cured 151 (57.8) 63 (50.8) 13 (27.6)
Completed 14 (5.4) 1 (0.8) 3 (6.4)
Unknown outcome 49 (18.8) 25 (20.2) 1 (2.1)
Treatment failure 2 (0.8) 0 (0) 0 (0)
On treatment (continuation) 45 (17.2) 35 (28.2) 30 (63.8)
Number of patients enrolled 261 124 47
Number of beds in the hospitals 21 14 14