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Table 1 Geographical origins of not Italy-born TB cases by World Health Organization (WHO) region

From: Epidemiology of tuberculosis in a low-incidence Italian region with high immigration rates: differences between not Italy-born and Italy-born TB cases

WHO Region Number of TB cases % of not Italy-born TB cases
Eastern Mediterranean WHO region (WHO-EMRO) 719 36.6%
The African region (WHO-AFRO) 425 21.7%
European region (WHO-EURO) 386 19.7%
South East Asia region (WHO-SEARO) 225 11.5%
American region (WHO-AMRO) 106 5.4%
Western Pacific region (WHO-WPRO) 95 4.8%