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Table 4 Trends of TB treatment outcomes in rural Uganda (2015—2019)

From: Trends of notification rates and treatment outcomes of tuberculosis cases with and without HIV co-infection in eight rural districts of Uganda (2015 – 2019)

  Total (%) p-value* Outcome in HIV/TB cases
(%)
p-value* Outcome in HIV negative TB cases
(%)
p-value*
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019   2015 2016 2017 2018 2019   2015 2016 2017 2018 2019  
Treatment success 75.7 76.1 76.3 66.7 72.9 0.807 69.9 78.5 76.0 62.0 81.9 0.807 82.1 73.8 76.5 71.4 63.9 0.086
Cure 24.9 27.2 28.7 23.2 22.0 0.462 17.8 20.0 19.0 17.5 13.2 0.221 32.7 34.4 37.1 28.8 30.7 0.807
Treatment completion 50.8 48.9 47.6 43.5 50.9 0.807 52.1 58.6 57.0 44.5 68.8 0.807 49.4 39.4 39.4 42.6 33.2 0.462
Lost-to-follow-up 11.4 10.4 12.7 15.0 13.5 0.221 18.0 5.5 10.6 18.0 6.7 0.807 4.2 15.3 14.5 12.1 20.3 0.462
Death 10.3 12.4 10.1 10.0 8.7 0.086 10.5 15.5 13.0 14.2 7.7 0.807 10.1 9.3 7.6 5.9 9.6 0.462
Transferred out 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.289 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6 0.289
Failure 2.6 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.086 1.6 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.462 3.7 1.6 1.3 0.4 0.8 0.086
Not evaluated 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7 2.8 0.267 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 2.8 0.267 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.2 2.8 0.267
  1. *p-value from Mann–Kendall test