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Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey 2015-2016


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey 2016
Kenya (KEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2015 - 07/2016
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Exam
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Urban-rural representative

The Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey was conducted from July 2015 to July 2016 in order to collect data on individuals seeking health care for tuberculosis and its related symptoms. A sample size of 72,000 individuals was chosen, with 63,050 enrolled in the survey and an 83% participation rate. In addition to an interview, participants were screened using chest x-rays.

Suggested citation 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, National Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Lung Disease Program, Ministry of Health (NTLD) (Kenya), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Health Organization (WHO). Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey 2015-2016.