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Table 2 Rainy season (July-October) outcomes of hospitalization in 2005, 2006 and 2007

From: Malaria prevention reduces in-hospital mortality among severely ill tuberculosis patients: a three-step intervention in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

Outcomes 2005 2006 2007 p-value
Admissions     
Total (n°) 158 130 173  
Mean per month 39,5 32,5 43,25  
Deaths     
Total (n°) 60 44 36  
Mean per month 15 11 9  
Discharges     
Total (n°) 76 80 137  
Mean per month 19 20 34.25  
Mortality (Death/Admission)% 37.9 33.8 20.8 0.0032
  (CI 95%:30.4%-45.54%) (CI 95%:25.72%-41.98%) (CI 95%:14.76%-26.86%)  
Death/Discharge ratio 0.78 0.55 0.26 0.001