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Indicator 3.3.2: Tuberculosis incidence per 100,000 population

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Tuberculosis incidence per 100,000 population


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Source: MON/NTP

Geographical Area: Ghana

Unit of Measurement: per 100 000 population

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This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Ghana statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Ghanaian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Ghanaian-specific metadata information.

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Indicator description Direct measurement requires high-quality surveillance systems in which underreporting is negligible, and strong health systems so that under-diagnosis is also negligible; otherwise indirect estimates are based on notification data and estimates of levels of underreporting and under-diagnosis.
Geographical coverage Ghana
Unit of measurement per 100 000 population
Definitions Estimated number of new and relapse TB cases (all forms of TB, including cases in people living with HIV) arising in a given year, expressed as a rate per 100 000 population.
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Last updated 18-05-2018

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name Tuberculosis incidence per 100,000 population
Indicator number 3.3.2
Target name By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases
Target number 3.3
Global indicator description
UN designated tier 1
UN custodian agency World Health Organization (WHO)
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Organisation MON/NTP
Periodicity 5 years
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage National
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Release date 2018
Next release 2023
Statistical classification Official Statistics
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