Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients at Adare general Hospital,Hawassa, Southern Ethiopia (A five year retrospective study) [post]

2019 unpublished
Objective Thisinstitutionbasedretrospectivestudywasconductedtodeterminethetreatme ntoutcomeofTB patientsandinvestigateand associated risk factors among TB patients registered atAdare general Hospital, Southern Ethiopia. Result Among 1122 cases 620 (55.3%) were male, 748(66.7%) were from urban areas, 319 (28.4%) were smear positive, 352 (31.4%) were smear negative and 451 (40.2%) were extra pulmonary patients. Of the 1122 284 (25.3%) were cured, 753(67.1%) completed treatment, 29(2.6%)
more » ... 29(2.6%) defaulted, 53(4.7%) died and 3 (0.3%) had treatment failure. The overall mean treatment success rate was 92.4%. The risk of unsuccessful TB treatment outcome was significantly higher among TB patients from rural areas (AOR = 0.435, 95% CI: 0.279, 0.679); patients with extra pulmonary TB (AOR = 0.877, 95% CI; 0.671, 1.146), and HIV positive TB patients (AOR = 5.478, 95% CI; 3.474, 8.639) were more likely to have poor treatment outcomes as compared to their counter parts.
doi:10.21203/rs.2.13546/v1 fatcat:rzrza7k56rdzha5zfrlm4xljjm