Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) rose to 84.0% in Lithuania in 2016

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) (%)
Health Care | Lithuania | May 17, 2019
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Tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases reached 84.0 % in 2016 in Lithuania, according to World Bank / WHO. This is 6.33 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Lithuania reached an all time high of 84.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 65.0 % in 1997. When compared to Lithuania's main peers, tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases in Belarus amounted to 89.0 %, 80.0 % in Estonia, 85.0 % in Latvia and 72.0 % in Russia in 2016.

Lithuania has been ranked 76th within the group of 167 countries we follow in terms of tuberculosis treatment success rate as a percentage of all registered cases, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed.

Tuberculosis Treatment Success Rate (% of Registered Cases) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Belarus % 78.0% 71.0% 85.0% 87.0% 88.0%
China % 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 95.0% 94.0%
Estonia % 66.0% 64.0% 74.0% 87.0% 84.0%
Finland % 47.0% 40.0% 44.0% 53.0% 45.0%
Germany % 76.0% 73.0% 74.0% 67.0% 63.0%
Japan % 56.0% 55.0% 54.0% 54.0% 53.0%
Latvia % 78.0% 77.0% 87.0% 83.0% 83.0%
Lithuania % 74.0% 78.0% 80.0% 80.0% 81.0%
Poland % 67.0% 62.0% 60.0% 59.0% 58.0%
Russia % 66.0% 65.0% 69.0% 68.0% 69.0%
USA % 66.0% 80.0% 84.0% 83.0% 85.0%
Ukraine % 69.0% 67.0% 71.0% 71.0% 72.0%