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Time to death and risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Northern Ethiopia


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Asgedom, SW, Tesfaye, D, Nirayo, YL and Atey, TM 2018 , 'Time to death and risk factors among tuberculosis patients in Northern Ethiopia' , BMC Research Notes, vol. 11 , pp. 1-6 , doi: 10.1186/s13104-018-3806-7.

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Objective:The main objective of this study was to assess time to death and associated risk factors among tuberculosis (TB) patients.Results:A total of 769 TB patients were studied and of those, 87 (11.3%) patients died. All of the deaths occurred within 7 months of anti-tuberculosis therapy. Extra-pulmonary TB (AHR = 17.376, 95% CI; 3.88–77.86, p

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Asgedom, SW and Tesfaye, D and Nirayo, YL and Atey, TM
Keywords: time to death, tuberculosis, risk factors, Ethiopia
Journal or Publication Title: BMC Research Notes
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
ISSN: 1756-0500
DOI / ID Number: 10.1186/s13104-018-3806-7
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