Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) rose to 57.0% in Mauritania in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | Mauritania | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 57.0 % in 2017 in Mauritania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 5.56 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in Mauritania reached an all time high of 60.0 % in 1990 and an all time low of 36.0 % in 1991. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in Algeria amounted to 80.0 %, 63.0 % in Mali, 87.0 % in Morocco and 68.0 % in Senegal in 2017.

Mauritania has been ranked 145th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis case detection rate, 13 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%
Libya % ... 61.0% 63.0% 54.0% 47.0% 39.0%
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%
Spain % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Tunisia % 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0% 80.0%