Table 2

The absolute differences (ADs) of patient adherence, treatment success and provider–patient relationships among intervention and control groups, Northwest Ethiopia, 2020

OutcomesInterventionControlAD (95% lower CI)P value, 1-tailed
Adherent to TB treatment79.1%66.4%12.7% (2.4)0.0083*
Good provider–patient relationship73.3%52.4%20.9% (10.0)0.0001*
TB treatment success89.5%85.1%4.4% (3.0)0.1238
  • CI (as superiority trial we computed a one-tailed hypothesis testing and reported the lower CI, the upper bound could rise up to 100%).

  • *Statistically significant (p<0.05).

  • TB, tuberculosis.