Default Time from Tuberculosis Treatment in the Southern Republic of Benin Using Mixture Cure Model for Survival Analysis

@inproceedings{Sylvre2015DefaultTF,
  title={Default Time from Tuberculosis Treatment in the Southern Republic of Benin Using Mixture Cure Model for Survival Analysis},
  author={Tchibozo Anicet Sylv{\`e}re},
  year={2015}
}
Methods: TB case was a patient with positive culture for the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex or with two sputum smears positive for acid-fast bacilli. The 2008’s cohort of TB patients was extracted from Benin national TB registry. Active TB Patients who were diagnosed between November 2007 and December 2008 were included and followed up to December, 23rd 2009 relative to their specific initiation date. Default was defined using the WHO guidelines. Primary endpoint was the time to default… CONTINUE READING

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