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Table 5 The effect of hepatitis C viral infection on tuberculosis (n = 3537)

From: Impacts of hepatitis B and hepatitis C co-infection with tuberculosis, a prospective cohort study

  Hepatitis C positive Hepatitis C negative X2 p-value
Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage
Treatment outcome Good 348 56.9 2708 92.6 550 < 0.01
Bad 264 43.1 217 7.4
Retreatment category Yes 198 32.4 303 10.4 201 < 0.01
No 414 67.6 2655 89.6   
Severity of tuberculosis Severe 355 58 688 23.5 290 < 0.01
Not severe 257 42 2237 76.5
  1. The impacts of hepatitis C viral infection on tuberculosis were presented. The effects of hepatitis C viral infection on tuberculosis treatment outcome (Good, Bad), re-treatment category (Yes, No), and severity of tuberculosis (Severe, not severe) were presented using the X2 with its associated P-values
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