National survey of tuberculosis notifications in England and Wales in 1983: characteristics of disease. Report from the Medical Research Council Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Unit.

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  title={National survey of tuberculosis notifications in England and Wales in 1983: characteristics of disease. Report from the Medical Research Council Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Unit.},
  author={},
  journal={Tubercle},
  year={1987},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={
          19-32
        }
}
  • Published 1987
  • Medicine
  • Tubercle
The number of newly notified, previously untreated patients in a survey of notifications of tuberculosis in England and Wales conducted by the MRC in 1983 was 26% lower than in the previous MRC survey in 1978/79. In both surveys the great majority of patients were of White (about half) or Indian subcontinent (Indian, Pakistani or Bangladeshi) ethnic origin (just over a third). The notification rates in the Indian subcontinent (ISC) ethnic groups were much higher than for the White group and… 
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