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Elisabeth Carmen Duarte ; Adriana Bacelar Ferreira Gomes ; Maria de Fátima Marinho de Souza ;Revista de Saúde Pública 2007, 41 1

Autor: Ana Luiza Bierrenbach

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Revista de Saúde Pública ISSN: 0034-8910 revsp@usp.br Universidade de São Paulo Brasil Bierrenbach, Ana Luiza; Duarte, Elisabeth Carmen; Bacelar Ferreira Gomes, Adriana; Marinho de Souza, Maria de Fátima Tendência da mortalidade por tuberculose no Brasil, 1980 a 2004 Revista de Saúde Pública, vol.
41, núm.
1, septiembre, 2007, pp.
15-23 Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=67240164004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Rev Saúde Pública 2007;41(Supl.
1) Ana Luiza BierrenbachI Elisabeth Carmen DuarteII Adriana Bacelar Ferreira GomesI Mortality trends due to tuberculosis in Brazil, 19802004 Maria de Fátima Marinho de SouzaI ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To analyze the current profile and trends of tuberculosis mortality in Brazil between 1980 and 2004. METHODS: Descriptive study of tuberculosis as underlying or associate cause of death based on secondary data from the Brazilian Mortality Information System. RESULTS: An irregular reduction in the number of tuberculosis deaths and mortality rates along the study period, from 5.8 in 1980 to 2.3 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2004, was seen.
An accelerated reduction in mortality trend was seen until 1985 mostly in the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
There was a trend towards mortality occurring in older ages.
In 2004, 4,981 tuberculosis cases were notified as underlying cause of death in Brazil but it would increase by 50% if tuberculosis as associate cause and tuberculosis sequelae as underlying cause of death were added.
In 2004, the highest mortality rates were found in the states of Pernambuco (5.4) and Rio de Janeiro (5.0) and in state capitals such as Recife (7.7) and Belém (5.8). CONCLUSIONS: G...





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