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Table 3 Outcomes at the end of treatment

From: Treatment outcomes from community-based drug resistant tuberculosis treatment programs: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Authors Sample size Successful outcome (n) Unsuccessful outcome
Default (n) Death (n) Failure (n)
Drobac et al. [19] 27 21 5 1 0
Joseph et al. [17] 38 25 5 3 5
Malla et al. [22] 175 123 29 14 9
Mitnick et al. [20] 75 55 14 5 1
Mitnick et al. [21] 651 429 70 134 18
Oyieng’o et al. [24] 8 6 0 2 0
Satti et al. [25] 5 5 0 0 0
Singla et al. [16] 126 76 22 24 4
Thomas et al. [18] 66 25 16 8 17
Tupasi et al. [26] 117 71 16 18 12
Summary 129 65% 15% 13% 6%
95% CI - [59-71] [12-19] [9-18] [3-11]
I2 Statistic - 73% 49% 74% 81%
p value - 0.0001 0.0381 <0.0001 <0.0001