Self administered treatment v directly observed treatment, short course (DOTS) by health worker or family member for tuberculosis at 8 months‡

OutcomesSelf administeredDOTS health workerDOTS family memberRBI (95% CI)NNT
Cure rate62%64%2.9% (−8.6 to 12)Not significant
RBR (CI)NNH
‡RBR = relative benefit reduction. Other abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, RBR, NNT, NNH, and CI calculated from data in article.
62%55%10.7% (−26 to 7.3)Not significant