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Table 3 Treatment outcomes of patients treated for tuberculosis, by HIV status*

From: Impact of HIV on mortality among patients treated for tuberculosis in Lima, Peru: a prospective cohort study

Characteristic HIV positive HIV negative Total P value
(N = 187) (N = 1514) (N = 1701)
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Favorable outcome 89 (47.6) 910 (60.1) 999 (58.7) 0.001
 Cured 53 (28.3) 596 (39.4) 649 (38.2) 0.003
 Treatment completed 36 (19.3) 314 (20.7) 350 (20.6) 0.635
Unfavorable outcome 85 (45.5) 464 (30.7) 549 (32.3) <0.001
 Default 37 (19.8) 345 (22.8) 382 (22.5) 0.353
 Failure 1 (0.5) 30 (2.0) 31 (1.8) 0.245
 Death 47 (25.1) 89 (5.9) 136 (8.0) <0.001
Transferred out 10 (5.4) 105 (6.9) 115 (6.8) 0.415
Unknown 3 (1.6) 35 (2.3) 38 (2.2) 0.792
  1. HIV human immunodeficiency virus
  2. *Boldface indicates statistically significant difference (P < 0.05) between the HIV positive and the HIV negative group