Open Access Research article

The impact of diabetes on tuberculosis treatment outcomes: A systematic review

Meghan A Baker12, Anthony D Harries34, Christie Y Jeon105, Jessica E Hart6, Anil Kapur7, Knut Lönnroth8, Salah-Eddine Ottmani8, Sunali D Goonesekera2 and Megan B Murray29*

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

2 Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

3 International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France

4 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK

5 Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

6 The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

7 World Diabetes Foundation, Lyngby, Denmark

8 Stop-TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

9 Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

10 Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

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BMC Medicine 2011, 9:81  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-81

Published: 1 July 2011

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Additional file 1.ppt. Begg's funnel plot with pseudo 95% confidence limits for all studies with sputum cultures at two to three months.

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Additional file 2.ppt. Begg's funnel plot with pseudo 95% confidence limits for all studies with the combined outcome of failure and death.

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Additional file 3.ppt. Begg's funnel plot with pseudo 95% confidence limits for all studies with the outcome of death.

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Additional file 4.ppt. Begg's funnel plot with pseudo 95% confidence limits for all studies with the outcome of death adjusted for age and other confounding factors.

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Additional file 5.ppt. Begg's funnel plot with pseudo 95% confidence limits for all studies with TB relapse.

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Additional file 6.ppt. Begg's funnel plot with pseudo 95% confidence limits for all studies with recurrent TB that is DR.

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