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Table 3 Treatment outcomes of TB cases in Adama City, 2014/15–2017/18

From: High urban tuberculosis case notification rates can be misleading: evidence from an urban setting in Ethiopia

Treatment outcomePPOSaPNEGbEPTBcTotal
Cured*515  515
88%  30%
Treatment completed*525076121137
9%95%94%65%
Treatment failure23813
0%1%1%1%
Died9202352
2%4%4%3%
Lost to follow-up36514
1%1%1%1%
Moved to MDR-TB register4026
1%0%0%0%
Total5855366501737
100%100%100%100%
  1. aPPOS Pulmonary smear positive TB cases bPNEG Clinically diagnosed sear negative pulmonary TB cases cEPTB Extra pulmonary TB cases
  2. *The mean treatment success rate (cure rate d + treatment competed rate) of PPOS cases was 97% (SE = 0.007) and PNEG was 95% (SE = 0.009), Z = 1.72 p-vale = 0.086 with no statistical significance. In comparison with EPTB compare to EPTB with treatment success rate of 94% 9SE = 0.009), Z = 2.52, p-value = 0.012 which is statistically significant