Saturday, 14 November 2015

Association of Treatment Outcome of Tuberculosis with type of Category of Tuberculosis

Abstract Tuberculosis is the third major cause of adult mortality i.e. 15-59 years of age group on which the nation’s economy depended on. In treatment of tuberculosis, failure of treatment and defaulters of treatment are the main hurdles. So this study was carried out with the aim to find out association of treatment outcome with category of case and diagnosed in various four quarters of year. For the study purpose 160 case sheets of tuberculosis patients attended at District Tuberculosis Centre, Jaipur were taken, by identify 40 cases randomly from each of four quarter. Chi-square test was used to find out association. It was found in this study that maximum cases were of category II followed by I and II. Cure rate was found 44.38% with maximum in category III (60.42%). Defaulter rate was found 32.5% with maximum in category II (35.48%). Failure rate was found 9.38% with maximum in category I(14%). And Case Fatality Rate was found 32.5% with maximum in category II(20.97%).This variation in treatment outcome was found significantly associated for Cure rate and CFR not for Defaulter and Failure rate.

Key words: Tuberculosis, Cure rate, Defaulters, Failure rate and Case Fatality Rate

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