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Prognosis of Tuberculosis

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Tuberculosis: 930 reported deaths in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Tuberculosis from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 930 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 930 reported deaths in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001))
  • Incidence: 18,360 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 18,361 cases annually in the USA (1998); 8 million people worldwide develop active TB and 3 million die; 17,531 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999); 5.50 per 100,000 in Canada 20001
  • 5.1% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Tuberculosis and Overview of Tuberculosis.

Complications:

Complications of Tuberculosis may include:

Complications of Tuberculosis from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Tuberculosis.

Prognosis statistics for Tuberculosis

The following are statistics from various sources about the prognosis of Tuberculosis:

  • 70% of hospital consultations for tuberculosis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital admissions of tuberculosis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 18.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for tuberculosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 10 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for tuberculosis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8% of hospitalisations for tuberculosis were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Prognosis of Tuberculosis Discussion

There is good news for people with TB disease! TB disease can almost always be cured with medicine. But the medicine must be taken as the doctor or nurse tells you. (Source: excerpt from Tuberculosis: NWHIC)

Death Statistics for Tuberculosis

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Tuberculosis:

  • 749 deaths in the USA 2001 (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)
  • 776 deaths in the USA 2000 (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)
  • 930 deaths in the USA 1999 (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)
  • 1,112 deaths in the USA 1998 (National Center for Health Statistics, CDC)
  • Tuberculosis death statistics for various countries:
    • About 348,000 deaths from tuberculosis in Africa 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

Tuberculosis: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Tuberculosis usually refers to the likely outcome of Tuberculosis. The prognosis of Tuberculosis may include the duration of Tuberculosis, chances of complications of Tuberculosis, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Tuberculosis, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Tuberculosis. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. Notifiable Diseases Online, PPHB, Canada, 2000
 

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