The burden and challenges of tuberculosis in China: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

@inproceedings{Zhu2017TheBA,
  title={The burden and challenges of tuberculosis in China: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015},
  author={Sui Zhu and Lan Xia and Shi Cheng Yu and Saobing Chen and Juying Zhang},
  booktitle={Scientific Reports},
  year={2017}
}
To achieve the End Tuberculosis (TB) Strategy, it is important to understand the characteristics of TB in China, which may provide the government with important clues for controlling TB by 2030. Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) were reviewed and analysed. The age-standardized death rate decreased by 83.79% [95% uncertainty interval (UI) 73.06–87.10] from 1990 to 2015. The age-standardized prevalence of TB in… CONTINUE READING
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