The burden of tuberculosis and attributable risk factors in Brazil, 1990–2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Abstract Background Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be an important cause of fatal and non-fatal burden in Brazil. In this study, we present estimates for TB burden in Brazil from 1990 to 2017 using data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 (GBD 2017). Methods Thi...

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Main Authors: Francisco Rogerlândio Martins-Melo, Juliana Maria Trindade Bezerra, David Soeiro Barbosa, Mariângela Carneiro, Kleydson Bonfim Andrade, Antonio Luiz Pinho Ribeiro, Mohsen Naghavi, Guilherme Loureiro Werneck
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Published: BMC 2020-09-01
Series:Population Health Metrics
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