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Statistics about Tuberculosis, pulmonary

Tuberculosis, pulmonary: Rare Disease Status

Tuberculosis, pulmonary is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)...more »

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Tuberculosis, pulmonary. The term 'prevalence' of Tuberculosis, pulmonary usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Tuberculosis, pulmonary at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Tuberculosis, pulmonary refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Tuberculosis, pulmonary diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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