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Table 4 Treatment outcomes of TB cases treated 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 Outcomea Outside AdamaInside AdamaTotal
CuredNo.98417515
%34%28%30%
Treatment completedNo.1759621137
%61%65%65%
Treatment failureNo.21113
%1%1%1%
DiedNo.84452
%3%3%3%
Lost to follow-upNo.41014
%1%1%1%
Moved to MDR-TBb registerNo.246
%1%0%0%
TotalNo.28914841737
%100%98%100%
  1. Treatment success rate was 95% (34% cured and 61% treatemen comlplted) for those from outside Adama and 93% (28% cured and 65% treatemen comlplted) for those from inside Adama city, with no statistical significance, p = 0.45
  2. aComparison of treatment outcome was not statistically signficant, X2 = 35, p-value = 0.243
  3. bMDR-TB Multi drug resistant tuberculosis