Incidência de tuberculose e taxa de cura, brasil, 2000 a 2004 Report as inadecuate

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Adriana Bacelar Ferreira Gomes ; Elza Ferreira Noronha ; Maria de Fátima Marinho de Souza ;Revista de Saúde Pública 2007, 41 1

Author: Ana Luiza Bierrenbach



Revista de Saúde Pública ISSN: 0034-8910 Universidade de São Paulo Brasil Bierrenbach, Ana Luiza; Bacelar Ferreira Gomes, Adriana; Ferreira Noronha, Elza; Marinho de Souza, Maria de Fátima Incidência de tuberculose e taxa de cura, Brasil, 2000 a 2004 Revista de Saúde Pública, vol.
41, núm.
1, septiembre, 2007, pp.
24-33 Universidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil Available in: How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in 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 Adriana Bacelar Ferreira GomesI Tuberculosis incidence and cure rates, Brazil, 2000-2004 Elza Ferreira NoronhaII Maria de Fátima Marinho de SouzaI ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To describe the geographical distribution of tuberculosis incidence rates based on a set of epidemiological and operational indicators from information system database. METHODS: Data from the Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação (Brazilian Information System for Tuberculosis Notification) were collected after removal of improper repeat records and record linkage.
Tuberculosis incidence rates were estimated according to geographical unit, age group, sex, clinical manifestation and treatment schedule and standardized for population age group distribution based on 2000 Population Census. RESULTS: In 2004, in Brazil, tuberculosis incidence rate was 41 per 100,000 inhabitants and 74,540 new cases were notified.
Of these, 52.8% were pulmonary tuberculosis with positive bacilloscopy, 24.1% were under supervised treatment, 63.5% were from state capitals or metropolitan areas, and 54.9% were cured cases (complete treatment).
After records with missing outcome data were excluded, cure rates were 72.4% for...

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