Italy - Tuberculosis treatment success rate
Tuberculosis treatment success rate (% of new cases)
Tuberculosis treatment success rate (% of new cases) in Italy was 95.00 as of 2003. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 95.00 in 2003, while its lowest value was 40.00 in 2001.
Definition: Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of all new tuberculosis cases (or new and relapse cases for some countries) registered under a national tuberculosis control programme in a given year that successfully completed treatment, with or without bacteriological evidence of success ("cured" and "treatment completed" respectively).
Source: World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Report.
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Disease prevention