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Table 2 Cross population table of TB treatment outcomes correlation between the patient clinical records and the electronic TB register across Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga (2010) N = 951

From: Tuberculosis cure rates and the ETR.Net: investigating the quality of reporting treatment outcomes from primary healthcare facilities in Mpumalanga province, South Africa

   ETR.Net
   Cured Completed Failure Died Transferred Defaulted Not recorded Total
Patient clinical record Cured 383a 43b 0 3b 3b 2b 39c 473
Completed 57 54 0 2 1 0 17 131
Failure 1 1 4 0 1 0 1 8
Died 8 1 1 30 0 0 10 50
Transferred 6 6 1 0 61 0 6 80
Defaulted 14 5 1 2 4 21 13 60
Not evaluated 77 20 2 10 11 7 22 149
Total 546 130 9 47 81 30 108 951
  1. aTotal number of cured cases correctly reported (383/473)
  2. bTotal number of cured cases reported incorrectly (as other outcomes e.g. cured as died) (39/473)
  3. cTotal number of cured cases not captured in ETR.NET (39/473)