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Taiwan Tuberculosis Control Report 2009

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Taiwan National Infectious Disease Statistics System (NIDSS)
Data type
Summary 

The Taiwan Tuberculosis Control Report 2009 presents statistics on case notifications, incidence, treatments and outcomes for new tuberculosis cases, mortality rates, sites of extrapulmonary tuberculosis, and the estimated severity of tuberculosis for Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matzu. The statistical analysis for Taiwan was based on the 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. The report includes country profiles. 

 

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Citation
Publication year 
2009
Suggested citation 
Department of Health (Taiwan). Taiwan Tuberculosis Control Report 2009. Taipei City, Taiwan: Department of Health (Taiwan), 2009.