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Table 3 Dry season (November-June) outcomes of hospitalization in 2005, 2006, 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°) 269 216 376  
Mean per month 33.62 27 47  
Deaths     
Total (n°) 53 51 67  
Mean per month 6.62 6,37 8,37  
Discharges     
Total (n°) 137 136 208  
Mean per month 17.12 17 26  
Mortality (Death/Admission)% 19.7 23.6 17.8 0.385
  (CI 95%: 14.95%-24.45%) (CI 95%:17.95%-29.27%) (CI 95%:13.95%-21.69%)  
Death/Discharge ratio 0.38 0.37 0.32 0.647