IID-30 Increase treatment completion rate of all tuberculosis patients who are eligible to complete therapy
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of persons with confirmed new cases of tuberculosis who were alive at diagnosis, with an initial drug regimen of one or more drugs prescribed, who did not die during therapy, and who completed curative therapy within 12 months of diagnosis
Number of persons with confirmed new cases of tuberculosis who were alive at diagnosis, with an initial drug regimen of one or more drugs prescribed, and who did not die during therapy
A confirmed case definition for tuberculosis is available from CDC.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
Additional resources about the objective
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Case definitions for infectious conditions under public health surveillance. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 46 (RR-10), 1997. (See reference for updated case definitions.)