Trends in Untreated Tuberculosis in Large Municipalities, Brazil, 2008–2017
Melanie H. Chitwood
, Daniele M. Pelissari, Gabriela Drummond Marques da Silva, Patricia Bartholomay, Marli Souza Rocha, Denise Arakaki-Sanchez, Mauro Sanchez, Ted Cohen, Marcia C. Castro, and Nicolas A. Menzies
Author affiliations: Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (M.H. Chitwood, T. Cohen); Ministry of Health, Brasília, Brazil (D.M. Pelissari, P. Bartholomay, M.S. Rocha, D. Arakaki-Sanchez); Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Minas Gerais, Brazil (G.D. Marques da Silva); University of Brasília, Brasília (M. Sanchez); Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (M.C. Castro, N.A. Menzies)
Figure 1. Modeled tuberculosis (TB) burden in 101 largest municipalities and state capitals of Brazil, 2017. Gray curves indicate isopleths of untreated TB incidence × (1 − fraction treated). Municipalities in the 5th and 95th percentiles of untreated TB, as well as those with the highest incidence (São Vicente) and highest fraction treated (Osasco), are labeled.
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