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Table 3 Treatment outcomes stratified by the percentage of EMM use at the county level quarterly in 138 counties

From: Effect of using electronic medication monitors on tuberculosis treatment outcomes in China: a longitudinal ecological study

Percentage of EMM use at county level quarterly (%) Number of patients Treatment outcomes
Favourablea Unfavourableb
n (%) n (%)
0 42 550 40 117 94.3 2433 5.7
1–29 7184 6756 94.0 428 6.0
30–59 7075 6640 93.9 435 6.1
 ≥ 60 12 869 12 156 94.5 713 5.5
Total 69 678 65 669 94.2 4009 5.8
  1. Line percentages
  2. EMM electronic medication monitor
  3. Favourable treatment outcomes defined as the sum of cured and treatment completed
  4. Unfavourable treatment outcomes defined as all outcomes other than cured and treatment completed
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