National survey of tuberculosis prevalence in Viet Nam
Nguyen Binh Hoa, Dinh Ngoc Sy, Nguyen Viet Nhung, Edine W Tiemersma, Martien W Borgdorff & Frank GJ Cobelens
Volume 88, Number 4, April 2010, 273-280
Table 4. Estimated patient diagnosis rates for the Viet Nam National Tuberculosis Programme, by sex, age group and geographic region, 2006–2007
|Category||Annual notification rate (per 100 000)||Annual prevalence rate (per 100 000)||PDRa||95% CI|
CI, confidence interval; PDR, patient diagnostic rate.
a Calculated from the notification rates for new smear-positive tuberculosis cases and the weighted prevalence rates of new smear-positive tuberculosis cases as estimated from the prevalence survey, weighted for stratification by area, differential population growth from 1999 to 2006 and differential cluster size. Source: WHO 2008.