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Rate of new tuberculosis cases

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Rate of new tuberculosis cases
The number of new cases of per 100,000 people.
Source
WHO (2023); Population based on various sources (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
November 27, 2023
Date range
2000–2022
Unit
cases per 100,000 people

Sources and processing

This data is based on the following sources

WHO has published a global tuberculosis (TB) report every year since 1997. The report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels.

Retrieved on
November 27, 2023
Citation
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Global tuberculosis report 2023. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2023.

Our World in Data builds and maintains a long-run dataset on population by country, region, and for the world, based on various sources.

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Retrieved on
March 31, 2023
Citation
This is the citation of the original data obtained from the source, prior to any processing or adaptation by Our World in Data. To cite data downloaded from this page, please use the suggested citation given in Reuse This Work below.
The long-run data on population is based on various sources, described on this page: https://ourworldindata.org/population-sources

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“Data Page: Rate of new tuberculosis cases”, part of the following publication: Saloni Dattani, Fiona Spooner, Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser (2023) - “Tuberculosis”. Data adapted from WHO, Various sources. Retrieved from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/incidence-of-tuberculosis-sdgs [online resource]
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WHO (2023); Population based on various sources (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data

Full citation

WHO (2023); Population based on various sources (2023) – with minor processing by Our World in Data. “Rate of new tuberculosis cases” [dataset]. WHO, “Global Tuberculosis Report”; Various sources, “Population” [original data]. Retrieved July 19, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/incidence-of-tuberculosis-sdgs