Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) rose to 74.0% in Thailand in 2017

Tuberculosis Case Detection Rate (%, All Forms) (%)
Health Care | Thailand | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis case detection rate reached 74.0 % in 2017 in Thailand, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 15.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis case detection rate in Thailand reached an all time high of 74.0 % in 2017 and an all time low of 17.0 % in 1998. When compared to Thailand's main peers, tuberculosis case detection rate in Cambodia amounted to 66.0 %, 50.0 % in Laos, 87.0 % in Malaysia and 68.0 % in Myanmar in 2017.

Thailand has been ranked 113th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis case detection rate, 46 places above 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
Cambodia % 63.0% 66.0% 63.0% 72.0% 62.0%
China % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
India % 44.0% 44.0% 43.0% 56.0% 59.0%
Laos % 32.0% 31.0% 32.0% 35.0% 37.0%
Malaysia % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Myanmar % 71.0% 74.0% 70.0% 72.0% 72.0%
Singapore % 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0% 87.0%
Thailand % 55.0% 52.0% 55.0% 59.0% 55.0%
Vietnam % 73.0% 77.0% 76.0% 77.0% 79.0%