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Table 1 Comparison of tuberculosis morbidity and mortality between various countries in 2009

From: The value of effective public tuberculosis treatment: an analysis of opportunity costs associated with multidrug resistant tuberculosis in Latvia

  Latvia Estonia Lithuania Romania Ukraine USA
Population (millions) 2.205 1.283 3.536 21.905 45.135 313.232
Life expectancy (yrs) 72.68 73.33 75.34 73.98 68.58 78.37
Death rate (deaths/1,000) 13.6 13.55 11.33 11.81 15.74 8.38
TB incidence 1,100 450 2,600 27,000 59,000 14,000
TB rate per 100,000 pop 49.89 35.07 73.53 123.26 130.72 4.47
MDR-TB incidence 131 86 322   3,482  
 New cases (% of total MDR) 83 (63%) 54 (63%) 114 (35%)   1,437 (41%)  
 Previously treated (% of total MDR) 48 (37%) 32 (37%) 208 (65%)   2,045 (59%)  
Number of TB cases with +HIV (%) 73 (9%) 39 (10%) 14 (NA)   3,771 (11%) 706 (6%)
2010 GDP per capita (USD) 14,300 19,000 15,900 11,500 6,700 47,400
  1. Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Global Health Observatory Data Repository. Found at http://www.who.int/tb/search/en/index.html. 2009.