Abstract P110 Table 1

Percentage of patients achieving key standards or key measurements, in 2006a, 2006b and 2008

2006a2006b2008p Value
nNumber achieved (%)nNumber achieved (%)nNumber achieved (%)
Completion of treatment1916 (84)5832 (55%)5956 (94)<0.0001 (3-way Fisher exact test)
Counselling regarding HIV in first month227 (32)6444 (69)0.005
Assessed for requiring DOT221* (5)6459* (92)<0.0001
Uninterrupted medication203 (15)6459 (92)<0.0001
Monthly reviews (clinic or community)2113 (59)6153 (86)0.004
NumberNumber
Mean % of clinic or community reviews not attended (95% CI)2217% (4 to 30)646% (2 to 10)0.01
  • 22 patients were included for the audit in 2006a. 117 patients were referred to the TB nurses during 2008; 64 were suitable for audit. 61 patients were notified to the HPA in 2006.

  • *One patient in each year required directly observed therapy (DOT).