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Table 2 Treatment outcomes of the study cohort by year

From: Treatment outcomes and factors affecting treatment outcomes of new patients with tuberculosis in Busan, South Korea: a retrospective study of a citywide registry, 2014–2015

  Total (n = 4732) 2014 (n = 2455) 2015 (n = 2277) P a
Cured 955 (20.2) 603 (24.6) 352 (15.5) <  0.001
Completed 3015 (63.7) 1501 (61.1) 1514 (66.5) <  0.001
Failed 4 (0.1) 3 (0.1) 1 (0.0) 0.626
Lost to follow-up 171 (3.6) 88 (3.6) 83 (3.6) 0.911
Died 379 (8.0) 192 (7.8) 187 (8.2) 0.620
Not evaluated 208 (4.4) 68 (2.8) 140 (6.1) <  0.001
  1. Data are presented as numbers (%)
  2. aComparison between 2014 and 2015