Singapore
Tuberculosis profile
Population  2012 5.3 million
Estimates of TB burden * 2012 Number (thousands) Rate
(per 100 000 population)
Mortality (excludes HIV+TB) 0.089 (0.075–0.11) 1.7 (1.4–2)
Mortality (HIV+TB only) <0.01 (<0.01–0.014) 0.18 (0.15–0.25)
Prevalence  (includes HIV+TB) 3.9 (1.9–6.6) 73 (35–125)
Incidence  (includes HIV+TB) 2.6 (2.3–3) 50 (44–56)
Incidence (HIV+TB only) 0.098 (0.086–0.11) 1.9 (1.6–2.1)
Case detection, all forms (%) 87 (77–99)    
TB case notifications 2012        
New cases   (%) Retreatment cases (%)
Smear-positive 678 (31) Relapse 98 (61)
Smear-negative 1 093 (50) Treatment after failure 0 (0)
Smear-unknown / not done 126 (6) Treatment after default 1 (<1)
Extrapulmonary 306 (14) Other 62 (39)
Other 0 (0)      
Total new 2 203   Total retreatment 161  
           
Other (history unknown) 0        
Total new and relapse 2 301   Total cases notified 2 364  
New cases Smear-positive Smear-negative/ unknown/
not done
Extrapulmonary
M:F ratio 2.7 1.6 1.1
Age < 15 1 6 2
Laboratories 2012
Is second-line drug susceptibility testing available? Yes, in country
Treatment success rate 2011 (%)        
New smear-positive and/or culture-positive 83   Is rifampicin used
throughout treatment for
new patients?
Yes
New smear-negative/extrapulmonary 83  
Retreatment 76  
TB/HIV 2012 Number (%)
TB patients with known HIV status 1 978 (84)
HIV-positive TB patients 47 (2)
HIV-positive TB patients on co-trimoxazole preventive therapy (CPT)    
HIV-positive TB patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART)    
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 1.6 (0.97–2.5) 3.2 (0.67–9.1)
MDR-TB cases among notified pulmonary
TB cases
31 (18–48) 5 (1–15)
Reported cases of MDR-TB 2012 New Retreatment Total
Cases tested for MDR-TB 1 178 (98%) 93 (58%) 1 271
Laboratory-confirmed MDR-TB cases 19 3 22
Patients started on MDR-TB treatment     22
Financing TB control 2013
National TB programme budget (US$ millions)  
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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: 2014-04-17 Data: www.who.int/tb/data