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Table 3 Patient treatment outcomes by province

From: Predictors of treatment outcomes among patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Vietnam: a retrospective cohort study

  Hanoi province Thanh Hoa province Total
Total n = 494 n = 168 n = 662
Treatment outcomes n = 494 n = 168 n = 662
 Cure 314 (63.6%) 71 (42.3%) 385 (58.2%)
 Treatment completion 12 (2.4%) 4 (2.4%) 16 (2.4%)
 Treatment failure 43 (8.7%) 11 (6.6%) 54 (8.2%)
 Loss to follow-up 71 (14.4%) 36 (21.4%) 107 (16.2%)
 Death 30 (6.1%) 20 (11.9%) 50 (7.5%)
 Not evaluated 24 (4.8%) 26 (15.5%) 50 (7.5%)
  Transferred out 10 (2.0%) 21 (12.5%) 31 (4.7%)
  Unknown outcome 14 (2.8%) 5 (3.0%) 19 (2.8%)
Treatment successa n = 470 n = 142 n = 612
 Successful outcome (cure or completion) 326 (69.4%) 75 (52.3%) 401 (65.5%)
 Unsuccessful outcome (failure, loss to follow-up, or death) 144 (30.6%) 67(47.7%) 211 (34.5%)
  1. Bolded numbers indicate the number of individuals for whom data were available (percentages exclude those for whom data were not reported)
  2. aReported for patients in whom treatment outcomes were reported. Successful treatment was defined as an outcome of either ‘cured’ or ‘treatment completed’; Unsuccessful treatment was defined as ‘treatment failure’, ‘loss to follow-up’, or ‘death’. 24 patients from Hanoi and 26 patients from Thanh Hoa were lacking treatment outcomes