TABLE 2

Estimates of new cases of tuberculosis among adolescents and young adults aged 10–24years, by World Health Organization region, 2012

Age group years
10–1415–1920–2410–24
African Region59 (27–136)161 (109–266)314 (222–510)534 (359–912)
Region of the Americas5 (2–12)17 (13–22)33 (26–42)54 (41–76)
Eastern Mediterranean Region15 (6–39)47 (33–73)92 (68–139)155 (107–251)
European Region5 (2–12)14 (11–18)27 (23–34)46 (37–63)
South East Asian Region78 (31–209)217 (145–391)426 (298–755)721 (473–1354)
Western Pacific Region28 (13–68)80 (65–100)156 (133–189)265 (211–356)
All regions192 (82–476)535 (376–869)1049 (770–1668)1775 (1228–3013)

Data are presented as n ×103 (uncertainty interval).