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Shows the tuberculosis incidence count. Counts are based on Diseases reportable to Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine, and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal.
Measurement Period: 2011-2015
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Reduce the tuberculosis incidence rate to 1.0 case per 100,000 population.
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