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Table 4 General distribution and outcome type of new cases of drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis, according to characteristics of block IV, Brazil, 2013 and 2014

From: Brazilian cohort study of risk factors associated with unsuccessful outcomes of drug resistant tuberculosis

  Total
(980 cases)
Success treatment Lost to follow-up Failure Death
  N % N % N % N % N %
Block IV           
Previous TB events
Up to 3 events 878 89.6 568 64.7 138 15.7 70 8.0 102 11.6
4 events or more 102 10.4 53 52.0 25 24.5 6 5.9 18 17.6
Time between the first TB diagnosis and the onset of TB-DR treatment (years)
Up to 1 471 48.1 299 63.5 80 17.0 40 8.5 52 11.0
1 to 3 236 24.1 152 64.4 42 17.8 17 7.2 25 10.6
More than 3 273 27.9 170 62.3 41 15.0 19 7.0 43 15.8
Total 980 100.0 621 63.4 163 16.6 76 7.8 120 12.2
  1. TB tuberculosis, DR drug resistant