Deaths by Tuberculosis in a Priority City for Disease Control in the Brazilian Northeast: Sociodemographic- Operational Characteristics and Vulnerable Territories


Methods and Findings: In this ecological study, all deaths from tuberculosis as the primary causeregistered in the Mortality Information System from 2005 to 2014 were considered. The research variables were subject to descriptive analysis, point density analysis (Kernel Intensity Estimation) and area analysis. Fifty cases of deaths by TB were identified… (More)


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