Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) remained unchanged in Senegal in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | Senegal | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 68.0 % in 2017 in Senegal, according to World Bank / WHO. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in Senegal reached an all time high of 68.0 % in 2013 and an all time low of 48.0 % in 1990. When compared to Senegal's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in Gambia amounted to 68.0 %, 61.0 % in Guinea, 63.0 % in Mali and 57.0 % in Mauritania in 2017.

Senegal has been ranked 126th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis case detection rate, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

The tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the proportion of newly notified tuberculosis cases (including relapses) to estimated incident cases (case detection, all forms).

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%
Burkina Faso % 58.0% 57.0% 58.0% 59.0% 60.0%
Gambia % 75.0% 74.0% 72.0% 76.0% 74.0%
Guinea % 56.0% 56.0% 55.0% 56.0% 57.0%
Guinea Bissau % 34.0% 31.0% 32.0% 36.0% 32.0%
Liberia % 65.0% 64.0% 57.0% 37.0% 42.0%
Mali % 57.0% 56.0% 59.0% 60.0% 68.0%
Mauritania % 38.0% 56.0% 49.0% 54.0% 49.0%
Morocco % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Niger % 56.0% 59.0% 60.0% 58.0% 55.0%
Senegal % 61.0% 66.0% 68.0% 68.0% 68.0%
Sierra Leone % 61.0% 61.0% 56.0% 57.0% 53.0%