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Tuberculosis incidence decreases by 10.7% in Penza region

10:52 | 18.11.2016 | Medicine

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Penza, 18 November 2016. PenzaNews. Tuberculosis incidence decreased by 10.7% during 10 months of the 2016 year in comparison with the same period of the 2015 year.

Tuberculosis incidence decreases by 10.7% in Penza region

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The incidence rate amounted to 29.1 patients per 100,000 people.

From January to February, more than 672,000 people had chest X-ray screening. 242 were diagnosed tuberculosis during preventive examinations.

141 people were diagnosed tuberculosis in Penza. The incidence rate amounted to 26.9 per 100,000 people, the website of medical information-analytical centre of the Penza region informs.

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