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Table 3 The results of PZA pharmacy data analysis for the years 2013–2017

From: Completeness of tuberculosis case notifications in Germany in 2013–2017: first results of an inventory study

Year Number of notified patients Average number of days of hospitalization per TB patient Amount of PZA in PZA pharmacy data in 108 mg PZA needed for treatment of all patients reported in the notification year in 108 mg Underreporting
2013 4345 7.8 3.78 3.55; 95% CI: 3.44–3.65 6.0%; 95% CI: 3.4–7.8%
2014 4529 6.8 3.95 3.74; 95% CI: 3.64–3.83 5.3%; 95% CI: 3.0–7.8%
2015 5837 6.1 4.64 4.81; 95% CI: 4.68–4.91 − 3.6%; 95% CI: 1.0–5.7%
2016 5926 6.1 5.29 4.79; 95% CI: 4.66–4.89 9.4%; 95% CI: 7.5–11.8%
2017 5495 5.5 4.79 4.48; 95% CI: 4.32–4.56 6.6%; 95% CI: 4.8–9.8%