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Table 2 Incidence rate of tuberculosis (with 95% uncertainty interval, UI) by age in Nigeria, 1990–2016 (per 100,000 population)

From: Tuberculosis disease burden and attributable risk factors in Nigeria, 1990–2016

Age 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2016 % change (1990–2016)
N (95% UI) N (95% UI) N (95% UI) N (95% UI) N (95% UI) N (95% UI)
Under 5 years 218 (153–306) 226 (156–323) 220 (150–317) 179 (122–264) 136 (91–199) 102 (71–148) − 53.3
5–14 years 68 (43–100) 71 (45–106) 78 (48–117) 77 (47–117) 65 (38–102) 56 (34–85) − 16.9
15–49 years 356 (273–461) 377 (273–497) 358 (254–487) 290 (201–400) 228 (161–312) 210 (155–274) − 41.1
50–69 years 536 (399–699) 558 (398–742) 557 (377–773) 474 (321–669) 354 (235–506) 276 (182–396) − 48.6
70+ years 799 (591–1045) 807 (601–1073) 759 (543–1007) 607 (428–821) 425 (304–574) 342 (244–464) − 57.2
All ages 277 (233–329) 292 (240–356) 285 (228–352) 236 (188–293) 182 (146–231) 158 (128–193) − 42.9