Incidence of Tuberculosis in Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, India
Tuberculosis is a global emergency particularly in developing countries. Andhra Pradesh is the third largest state in India. Our data based on 3379 subjects. Among which 55.8% are new sputum positive cases and males were more affected than female. The age group from35-44 and 45-54 are more prone TB bacteria. Young children below 14 years are less susceptible. We did not found any TB patients with HIV infection. The population attributable risk is 29.89%.
PV Giri Prasad, Paramageetham Chinthala and G Prasad Babu