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Tuberculosis death rate in people without HIV

What you should know about this indicator

Rationale

Incidence, prevalence and mortality are the three main indicators used to assess the burden of disease caused by TB. Of the three, mortality is the only indicator that can be directly measured in all countries (provided vital registration systems are in place). Target 6.c of the Millenium development Goals is to "have halted by 2015 and begun to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases". Indicator 6.9 is defined as "incidence, prevalence and death rates associated with TB". The Stop TB Partnership has set a target of halving the 1990 TB mortality rate by 2015. .

Definition

The estimated number of deaths attributable to tuberculosis (TB) in a given year, expressed as the rate per 100 000 population. Published values are rounded to three significant figures. Uncertainty bounds are provided in addition to best estimates. See Annex 1 of the WHO Global tuberculosis control report

Method of measurement

Vital registration data are used where available. Elsewhere, estimates of mortality are derived from estimates of incidence and the case fatality rate. Estimates of TB mortality are produced through a consultative and analytical process led by WHO and are published annually. See "Method of Estimation".

Method of estimation

Estimates of TB mortality are produced through a consultative and analytical process led by WHO and are published annually. Uncertainty bounds are provided in addition to best estimates. Published values are rounded to three significant figures.

Tuberculosis death rate in people without HIV
The estimated number of deaths attributable to tuberculosis (TB) in a given year, expressed as the rate per 100 000 population. Published values are rounded to three significant figures. Uncertainty bounds are provided in addition to best estimates. See Annex 1 of the WHO Global tuberculosis control report
Source
World Health Organization - Global Health Observatory (2024) – processed by Our World in Data
Last updated
January 3, 2024
Next expected update
January 2025
Date range
2000–2022
Unit
rate

Sources and processing

This data is based on the following sources

The GHO data repository is WHO's gateway to health-related statistics for its 194 Member States. It provides access to over 1000 indicators on priority health topics including mortality and burden of diseases, the Millennium Development Goals (child nutrition, child health, maternal and reproductive health, immunization, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, neglected diseases, water and sanitation), non communicable diseases and risk factors, epidemic-prone diseases, health systems, environmental health, violence and injuries, equity among others.

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World Health Organization. 2024. Global Health Observatory data repository. http://www.who.int/gho/en/. Accessed on 2024-01-03

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World Health Organization - Global Health Observatory (2024) – processed by Our World in Data. “Tuberculosis death rate in people without HIV” [dataset]. World Health Organization, “Global Health Observatory” [original data]. Retrieved July 21, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/tuberculosis-mortality-rates-excludes-people-who-are-also-infected-with-hiv