Bahamas
Tuberculosis profile
| High HIV burden |
Population  2012 <1 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2012 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.37 (0.36–0.38)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 0.31 (0.26–0.38)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.04 (0.016–0.076) 11 (4.2–21)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 0.037 (0.032–0.042) 9.9 (8.7–11)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–<0.01) 2.3 (2–2.6)
Case detection, all forms (%) 87 (77–99)    
TB case notifications 2012        
New cases   (%) Retreatment cases (%)
Smear-positive 21 (66) Relapse 0  
Smear-negative 11 (34) Treatment after failure 0  
Smear-unknown / not done 0 (0) Treatment after default 0  
Extrapulmonary 0 (0) Other 0  
Other 0 (0)      
Total new 32   Total retreatment 0  
           
Other (history unknown) 0        
Total new and relapse 32   Total cases notified 32  
New cases Smear-positive Smear-negative/ unknown/
not done
Extrapulmonary
M:F ratio 1.3 1.2  
Age < 15 0 0 0
Laboratories 2012
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? Yes, outside
country
Treatment success rate 2011 (%)        
New smear-positive and/or culture-positive 70   Is rifampicin used
throughout treatment for
new patients?
Yes
New smear-negative/extrapulmonary 59  
Retreatment 100  
TB/HIV 2012 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 32 (100)
HIV-positive TB patients 8 (25)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT) 3 (38)
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART) 5 (63)
HIV-positive people screened for TB    
HIV-positive people provided with IPT    
Estimates of MDR-TB burden 2012*   New   Retreatment
% of TB cases with MDR-TB 3.7 (0.09–19) 0 (0–98)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
1 (0–6) 0 (0–0)
Reported cases of MDR-TB 2012 New Retreatment Total
Cases tested for MDR-TB 27 (84%) 0 27
Laboratory-confirmed MDR-TB cases 1 0 1
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment     1
Financing TB control 2013
National TB programme budget (US$ millions) <1
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(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Mortality graph
___ Mortality  (excludes HIV+TB)

(Rate per 100 000 population)
Prevalence graph
___ Prevalence

(Rate per 100 000 population per year)
Incidence graph
__ Notifications Incidence
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___ Incidence (HIV+TB only)

Treatment success rate (%)
tx success graph
__ New smear-positive and/or culture-positive
__ New smear-negative/extrapulmonary __
Retreatment

(Number of patients)
CPT ART graph
__ HIV-positive TB patients
__ on CPT __ on ART

 
 Data are as reported to WHO. Estimates of TB and MDR-TB burden are produced by WHO in consultation with countries.
 * Ranges represent uncertainty intervals Generated: 2014-04-16 Data: www.who.int/tb/data