São Tomé and Principe - Tuberculosis case detection rate
Tuberculosis case detection rate (%, all forms)
Tuberculosis case detection rate (%, all forms) in São Tomé and Principe was 84.00 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 290.00 in 2003, while its lowest value was 11.00 in 1990.
Definition: Tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the number of new and relapse tuberculosis cases notified to WHO in a given year, divided by WHO's estimate of the number of incident tuberculosis cases for the same year, expressed as a percentage. Estimates for all years are recalculated as new information becomes available and techniques are refined, so they may differ from those published previously.
Source: World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Report.
Topic: Health Indicators
Sub-Topic: Disease prevention