World Health Organization TB data
A subset of data from the World Health Organization Global Tuberculosis Report, and accompanying global populations.
The data uses the original codes given by the World Health
Organization. The column names for columns five through 60 are made by
new_ to a code for method of diagnosis (
sn = negative pulmonary smear,
sp = positive
ep = extrapulmonary) to a code for gender
f = female,
m = male) to a code for age group (
0-14 yrs of age,
1524 = 15-24 years of age,
2534 = 25 to
34 years of age,
3544 = 35 to 44 years of age,
4554 = 45 to
54 years of age,
5564 = 55 to 64 years of age,
65 = 65 years
of age or older).
A dataset with the variables
2 & 3 letter ISO country codes
- new_sp_m014 - new_rel_f65
Counts of new TB cases recorded by group. Column names encode three variables that describe the group (see details).