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Taiwan Tuberculosis Control Report 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Taiwan (TWN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2006
Series or system 
Taiwan National Infectious Disease Statistics System (NIDSS)
Data type
Summary 

The Taiwan Tuberculosis Control Report 2008 presents statistics on case notifications, incidence, treatment outcomes of new tuberculosis cases, and the estimated burden for Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matzu. The statistical analysis for Taiwan was based on National Surveillance Network of Communicable Disease data. Tuberculosis cases in the report refer to confirmed cases only to allow a standardized basis for cross-national comparison. Case definitions and surveillance indicators are based on WHO standards. 

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Publication year 
2008
Suggested citation 
Department of Health (Taiwan). Taiwan Tuberculosis Control Report 2008. Taipei City, Taiwan: Department of Health (Taiwan), 2008.