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Table 1 Case notification and treatment outcomes in children in intervention and control districts, comparing May-Dec 2007 and 2008

From: Childhood tuberculosis deskguide and monitoring: An intervention to improve case management in Pakistan

  Intervention district
(n,%)
Control district A
(n,%)
Control district B
(n,%)
  *(2007) Intervention package
*(2008)
*(2007) *(2008) *(2007) *(2008)
Childhood TB Cases 17   37   106   100   44   57  
Rates/100000 pop 0.6   1.3   9   8.6   1.4   1.8  
Outcomes             
Treatment success 13 (76%) 37 (100%) 1 (1%) 18 (18%) 29 (66%) 41 (72%)
Failure 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Died 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Defaulted 0   0   0   0   10 (23%) 8 (14%)
Transferred 1 (6%) 0   0   0   1 (2%) 0  
Unknown 3 (18%) 0   105 (99%) 82 (82%) 4 (9%) 8 (14%)
Total 17 (100%) 37 (100%) 106 (100%) 100 (100%) 44 (100%) 57 (100%)
  1. * May-Dec 2007 and 2008