EUROPEAN HEALTH INFORMATION GATEWAY

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Data set notes
European Health for All database (WHO)

The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes
% of infants vaccinated against tuberculosis
Indicator code: E280106.T

% of infants reaching their first birthday in the given calendar year who have been fully vaccinated against tuberculosis (BCG, 1 dose). Data are reported annually to, and available from, the CD unit at WHO/EURO.

Country notes
Albania
Ministry of Health.
Belgium
Remark: Belgium does not immunize against tuberculosis.
New remark: In principle, in Belgium, children are not immunized against tuberculosis.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Public Health Institute - Department of Epidemiology. Available up to the war time on yearly source. PHI war period available for the FBIH.
Estonia
Estonian Medical Statistical Bureau.
Finland
Source: National Public Health Institute
Iceland
Source: Directorate of Health, Section for Infectious Disease Control
Israel
Source: Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health
Italy
January 2000 Source: Ministry of Health
Lithuania
National Centre of Immunization.
Luxembourg
Direction de la santé, Division de la médecine préventive et sociale.
Norway
BCG is given aroung age 13. Babies from high risk families are given BCG at birth but this is not reported systematically yet.
Slovenia
Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana 1996.
Sweden
Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.