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Table 2 Association between death and defaulting from TB treatment* in a cohort of PLHIV

From: Survival of people living with HIV who defaulted from tuberculosis treatment in a cohort, Recife, Brazil

  Time of default  
Time of death Did not default **Defaulted in the 1st quarter ***Defaulted in the 2nd quarter Total
Less than 1 year 4 (11.1%) 4 (20.0%) 6 (31.6%) 14 (18.7%)
From 1 to 2 years 10 (27.8%) 10 (50.0%) 5 (26.3%) 25 (33.3%)
2 years and over 22 (61.1%) 6 (30%) 8 (42.1%) 36 (48.0%)
Total 36 (48.0%) 20 (26.7%) 19 (25.3%) 75 (100%)
  1. * Chi Square Test p-value = 0.096 of the association between death and defaulting from TB treatment
  2. ** first three months after the start of tuberculosis treatment
  3. *** four to six months after the start of tuberculosis treatment