Incidence of tuberculosis in the Czech Republic in 2010

Region: ČR
Year: 2011
Číslo: 42/11

According to the TB Registry, in 2010 there were 680 cases of TB in the CR; of that 441 in men and 239 in women. The total represented 6,5 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants. In foreigners there were 117 reported cases. The most frequent form was TB of the respiratory system and of lung. Morbidity was highest (absolutely and relatively) in the oldest age group 75+. 28 persons died from TB. In international comparison the CR belongs to countries with low TB incidence in all its regions.