Table 1—

Observed and expected deaths among tuberculosis(TB) patients in 13 European Union countries# in 2003

Age group yrsTotal mortality rate·1000−1TB cases nObserved deaths n (%)Expected deaths nObserved deaths/expected deaths
0–190.44223417 (0.8)255 (2.4)639 (7.2)1796 (23.8)2707 (9.3)0.9717.46
20–390.80105918.4730.11
40–593.88881934.2518.66
60+40.207549303.465.92
Total10.2029193347.157.80
  • #: Austria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and the UK; : from Eurostat 7 and the United Nations Populations Division 8.