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Table 1 Tuberculosis in South Asia in 2015

From: Tuberculosis in South Asia: a tide in the affairs of men

Country TB Incidence (per 100,000 population) Absolute number of new TB cases 2015 (N %) HIV prevalence general populationa Absolute number of TB cases in HIV infected individuals 2015 Absolute number of MDR TB cases 2015 Absolute number of deaths from TB 2015
Afghanistan 189 61,000 (1.5) < 0.1 460 (0.3) 3000 (1.63) 12,170 (1.8)
Bangladesh 225 362,000 (9.0) < 0.1 630 (0.4) 9700 (5.3) 73,230 (10.7)
Bhutan 155 975 (0.02) No estimate 6 (0.004) 37 (2.0) 144 (0.02)
India 217 2,840,000 (70.5) 0.3 113,000 (79.7) 130,000 (70.5) 517,000 (75.8)
Nepal 156 44,000 (1.1) 0.2 1900 (1.3) 1500 (0.8) 1900 (0.3)
Maldives 53 190 (0.004) No estimate 0 (0) 10 (0.005) 20 (0.003)
Myanmar 365 197,000 (4.9) 0.8 17,000 (12.0) 14,000 (7.6) 27,000 (4.0)
Pakistan 270 510,000 (12.7) 0.1 8800 (6.2) 26,000 (14.1) 45,600 (6.7)
Sri Lanka 65 13,000 (0.3) < 0.1 43 (0.03) 89 (0.05) 1211 (0.2)
South Asia Total   4,028,165 (100)   141,839 (100) 184,336 (100) 681,975 (100)
  1. aAdults aged 15–49. Source UNAIDS data. Available at: http://aidsinfo.unaids.org/