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Tuberculosis prevalence (cases per 100 000 population)

DEFINITION

Proportion of  individuals with tuberculosis in a population at a given point in time, expressed per 100 000 population. In the context of prevalence surveys, it refers to the proportion of bacteriologically-positive pulmonary tuberculosis among general population aged 15 years and older at a particular time.

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National prevalence of bacteriologically positive pulmonary TB among general population aged 15 years and older.

From: WHO
Year: 2021

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