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Lithuania

Lithuania Disease prevention Stats

Definitions

  • Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months: Child immunisation measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against measles after receiving one dose of vaccine.
  • Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months: Child immunisation measures the percentage of children ages 12-23 months who received vaccinations before 12 months or at any time before the survey. A child is considered adequately immunized against diphtheria, pertussis (or whooping cough), and tetanus (DPT) after receiving three doses of vaccine."
  • Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms: Tuberculosis case detection rate (all forms) is the percentage of newly notified tuberculosis cases (including relapses) to estimated incident cases (case detection, all forms)."
  • Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases: Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Immunisation > Measles > % of children ages 12-23 months 96% 2009 58th out of 182
Immunisation against tetanus > % of children ages 12-23 months 98% 2009 42nd out of 182
Tuberculosis case detection rate > All forms 89% 2008 28th out of 184
Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 73.93% 2006 109th out of 166

SOURCES: WHO and UNICEF (http://www.who.int/immunisation_monitoring/routine/en/).; World Health Organisation, Global Tuberculosis Control Report.

Citation

"Lithuania Disease prevention Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Lithuania/Health/Disease-prevention