Factors Influencing Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome In Sawla Tuna Kalba District

ABSTRACT

Introduction

Morbidity and mortality of tuberculosis is a rising public health issue worldwide. The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba district of the Northern Region recorded cure rate of 46.4% and completed treatment rate of 22.8%., in 2016. This culminates into a TB treatment success rate of 69.2% (Northern Regional Health Directorate Annual Report, 2016). This is below the WHO sets standards of 85%. This study aimed at assessing the factors that influence ineffective and effective TB treatment outcomes in the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District to enable adequate evaluation of the success of TB control program.

Method

The study design was a retrospective cross sectional study, using quantitative approach. Data was collected using interviewer administered semi-structured questionnaires with 138 TB patients. Tuberculosis records were reviewed from the district TB register within the period of 2014 to 2016 using data abstraction forms. The data was analysed using Stata version 15. Association between the independent variables and the dependent variable was established using Chi-square tests of association. Logistic regression was used to estimate Odds Ratio as a measure of association. Statistical significance was checked using 95% confidence interval and p-value of

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APA

MUTALA, M (2021). Factors Influencing Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome In Sawla Tuna Kalba District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-tuberculosis-treatment-outcome-in-sawla-tuna-kalba-district

MLA 8th

MUTALA, MAHAMA "Factors Influencing Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome In Sawla Tuna Kalba District" Afribary. Afribary, 09 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-tuberculosis-treatment-outcome-in-sawla-tuna-kalba-district. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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MUTALA, MAHAMA . "Factors Influencing Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome In Sawla Tuna Kalba District". Afribary, Afribary, 09 Apr. 2021. Web. 13 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-tuberculosis-treatment-outcome-in-sawla-tuna-kalba-district >.

Chicago

MUTALA, MAHAMA . "Factors Influencing Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome In Sawla Tuna Kalba District" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-tuberculosis-treatment-outcome-in-sawla-tuna-kalba-district