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Table 3 Treatment outcome at the end of 2016, by age group (n = 172)

From: Treatment outcome of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Japan – the first cross-sectional study of Japan tuberculosis surveillance data

  15–64 years old 65+ years old
n % n %
Total 95 100.0 77 100.0
Treatment completed 68 71.6 30 39.0
Treatment stopped 4 4.2 6 7.8
Died 4 4.2 38 49.4
Still on treatment 1 1.1 0 0.0
Transferred out 17 17.9 0 0.0
Unknown 0 0.0 2 2.6
Treatment not started 1 1.1 1 1.3
  1. Treatment stopped due to adverse effects and other reasons combined, Died due to TB and non-TB causes combined