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Table 2 Distribution of visits within the cohort: rates per 100 patient-years of observation (absolute numbers in parentheses)

From: Healthcare utilization of patients accessing an African national treatment program

      Outpatient Visits Inpatient Stays  
Period on ART Initial no. of Patientsa Patient Years Deaths Losses to Programb HCTC Unscheduled HCTC Scheduled Tertiary Total Tertiary Secondary Tuberculosis Total Patients with no inpatient stay (%)
Pre-treatment 211 25 48
(12)
  382
(96)
1662
(418)
115
(29)
2258 243
(61)
225
(64)
2051
(516)
2549 89
0–16 weeks 200 58 26
(15)
7
(4)
312
(181)
996
(557)
86
(50)
1427 294
(170)
478
(277)
130
(75)
902 83
17–32 weeks 181 55 4
(2)
7
(4)
174
(95)
331
(181)
59
(32)
593 187
(102)
31
(17)
  218 94
33–48 weeks 175 53 6
(3)
  211
(112)
352
(187)
55
(29)
654 75
(40)
186
(99)
15
(8)
276 91
49–64 weeks 132 89 2
(2)
1
(1)
173
(153)
328
(290)
46
(41)
573 38
(34)
35
(31)
  73 94
65–80 weeks 89             
81–96 weeks 54             
97–112 weeks 15             
Total 212 279 12
(34)
3
(9)
228
(637)
592
(1653)
63
(181)
920 148
(407)
175
(488)
214
(599)
537 62
  1. Figures presented in the text may not be precisely reproducible from the data provided due to rounding. a One patient commenced ART at her first visit and therefore does not appear in the Pre-treatment period. b Losses to program consisted of eight losses to follow-up and one transfer out occurring at 0–16 weeks.