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Table 2 Linkage to HIV care outcomes for patients not already in HIV care at baseline (N = 326)

From: Integrating HIV care and treatment into tuberculosis clinics in Lusaka, Zambia: results from a before-after quasi-experimental study

Outcome Pre-intervention Post-intervention p-value
Linked to HIV care within 4 weeks of ATT initiation
 All patients 69/159 (43.4%) 90/167 (53.9%) 0.01
 Clinic A 40/81 (49.4%) 41/55 (74.6%) < 0.01
 Clinic B 29/78 (37.2%) 49/112 (43.8%) 0.37
Linked to HIV care within 8 weeks of ATT initiation
 All patients 82/159 (51.6%) 99/167 (59.3%) 0.04
 Clinic A 46/81 (56.8%) 45/55 (81.8%) < 0.01
 Clinic B 36/78 (46.2%) 54/112 (48.2%) 0.78
Linked to HIV care within 12 weeks of ATT initiation
 All patients 87/159 (54.7%) 105/167 (62.9%) 0.03
 Clinic A 48/81 (59.3%) 47/55 (85.5%) < 0.01
 Clinic B 39/78 (50.0%) 58/112 (51.8%) 0.81
  1. ATT Anti-TB therapy