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Table 5 Tuberculosis treatment outcomes for patients in intervention and control clinics

From: Economic support to improve tuberculosis treatment outcomes in South Africa: a pragmatic cluster-randomized controlled trial

Treatment outcome Intervention group (%) Control group (%)
(n = 2,107) (n = 1,984)
Treatment completed 911 (43.2) 694 (35.0)
Cured 695 (33.0) 708 (35.7)
Defaulted 158 (7.5) 202 (10.2)
Treatment interrupted 0 (0.0) 15 (0.8)
Treatment failure 79 (3.8) 113 (5.7)
Multi-drug resistant TB 1 (0.1) 3 (0.2)
Died 151 (7.2) 137 (7.0)
Moved/transferred 107 (5.1) 99 (5.0)
No outcome data available 5 (0.2) 13 (0.7)