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Incidence of tuberculosis per 100 000

Full name:
Incidence of tuberculosis per 100 000
cases per 100 000 population
Type of measure:
Population-weighted country group average, Rate
Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
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:
Incidence of tuberculosis per 100 000
Indicator code: E040301.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Number of new tuberculosis cases\".

Number of newly diagnosed tuberculosis cases, all forms (ICD-9:010-018; ICD-10: A15-A19) during the given calendar year. Data are already available for most countries as they are reported annually to WHO by national counterparts for communicable diseases.

Note: The definition has been modified in June 2001 version of HFA DB. Now, relapses are included in the incidence figures (before relapses were

excluded). All historical data have been modified accordingly using available data collected by the Communicable Disease unit of WHO/EURO.