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Table 2 MDR-TB treatment outcome extracted from the original studies

From: Current treatment of multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia: an aggregated and individual patients’ data analysis for outcome and effectiveness of the current regimens

First author and year of publication Study area Successful outcome Unfavorable outcome Not evaluated
Cured, n (%) Treatment completed, n (%) Total, N (%) Died, n (%) Lost to follow up, n (%) Treatment failed, n (%) Total, N (%) Transfer out, n (%) On treatment, n (%) Total, N (%)
Baye et al., 2018 [20] Northeastern Ethiopia 55 (39.0) 3 (2.1) 58 (41.1) 22 (68.8) 8 (15.6) 2 (1.4) 32 (22.7) 51 (36.2)
Girum et al, 2017 [21] Southern Ethiopia 39 (25.3) 26 (16.9) 65 (42.2) 13 (8.4) 20 (13.0) 0 33 (21.4) 5 (3.2) 50 (32.5%) 56 (36.4)
Alene et al, 2017 [22] Northwest Ethiopia 131 (54.1) 23 (9.5) 154 (63.6) 31 (12.8) 27 (11.2) 4 (1.7) 62 (25.6) 6 (2.5) 20 (8.3) 26 (10.7)
Mequanint et al., 2014 [23] Central Ethiopia 274 (40.3) 148 (21.8) 422 (62.1) 105 (15.4) 9 (1.3) 14 (2.1) 128 (18.8) 8 (1.2) 122 (17.9) 130 (19.1)
Tolera et al., 2018 [24] Eastern Ethiopia 86 (52.4) 22 (13.4) 108 (65.9) 37 (22.6) 17 (10.4) 2 (1.2) 56 (34.1) 0 0 0
Meressa et al., 2015 [25] Central and Northwest Ethiopia 396 (64.7) 85 (13.9) 481 (78.6) 85 (13.9) 36 (5.9) 10 (1.6) 131 (21.4) 0 0 0