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Table 3 The differences of time to culture conversion between two groups

From: A highly effective and inexpensive standardized treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: a multicenter prospective study in China

  Newly treated (n = 36) Retreated (n = 78) p value
Sputum negative conversion rate at month 2 (n, %) 15 (41.67) 18 (23.08) 0.00
Sputum negative conversion rate at month 3 (n, %) 33 (91.67) 54 (69.23) 0.01
Sputum negative conversion rate at month 6 (n, %) 34 (94.44) 55 (70.51) 0.00
Achieve the standard of stopping medicine at the end of 12 month 26 (72) 25 (32) 0.00