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.

See also:

Year Value
1995 80.00
1996 82.00
1997 69.00
1998 72.00
1999 71.00
2000 74.00
2001 40.00
2002 79.00
2003 95.00

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Disease prevention