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Table 3 Number of deaths from tuberculosis (with 95% uncertainty interval, UI) by age in Nigeria, 1990–2016

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 9313 (5939–13,651) 9557 (6136–14,356) 8577 (5421–13,213) 5868 (3733–8747) 3519 (2148–5743) 4720 (3030–7196) − 49.3
5–14 years 1382 (964–1926) 1517 (1055–2095) 1447 (981–1975) 1113 (756–1572) 746 (503–1060) 875 (600–1211) − 36.7
15–49 years 21,542 (16,162–31,474) 24,437 (17,214–34,397) 25,107 (16,951–37,381) 20,300 (13,190–30,585) 12,187 (8543–17,420) 13,916 (9311–20,530) − 35.4
50–69 years 18,723 (14,227–27,847) 21,405 (15,544–31,463) 22,178 (15,703–32,747) 17,871 (12,701–26,285) 10,573 (7688–1,4845) 12,357 (8797–17,817) − 34
70+ years 11,553 (9091–15,539) 13,613 (10,740–17,887) 14,034 (10,930–18,725) 11,274 (8711–14,819) 7377 (5655–9722) 8065 (6129–10,550) − 30.2
All ages 62,513 (50,969–85,245) 70,530 (54664–94,278) 71,343 (54,497–98,715) 56,427 (42,423–77,678) 34,403 (26,533–46,550) 39,933 (30,488–55,039 − 36.1