Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Lives saved by tuberculosis control and prospects for achieving the 2015 global target for reducing tuberculosis mortality

Philippe Glaziou, Katherine Floyd, Eline L Korenromp, Charalambos Sismanidis, Ana L Bierrenbach, Brian G Williams, Rifat Atun & Mario Raviglione

Volume 89, Number 8, August 2011, 573-582

Table 3. Global estimates of lives saveda among HIV-negative tuberculosis (TB) patients, 1995–2009

Lives saved 1995–2009 2010–2015
Lives (UR) Lives (UR)
Children aged 0–14 years 0.25 (0.23–0.28) 0.19 (0.18–0.2)
Women 1.5 (1.4–1.7) 1.6 (1.5–1.7)
Total 4.8 (4.1–5.7) 4.7 (4.2–5.2)

UR, uncertainty range.

a In millions.