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Table 2 Number of cases and rates of tuberculosis in selected areas (ETS except where indicated)

From: Tuberculosis in UK cities: workload and effectiveness of tuberculosis control programmes

Area 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Numbers of TB cases           
Birmingham East and North1 117 92 93 97 123 109 112 102 131 140
Bradford and Airedale 138 147 117 142 110 161 186 172 171 210
Heart of Birmingham1 175 171 178 182 213 220 244 219 245 259
Leeds 69 93 101 79 114 106 147 103 152 124
Leicester 148 265 194 200 162 263 227 223 201 212
Central Manchester 114 134 140 118 156 147 161 175 167 196
Sandwell1 79 85 86 88 89 119 114 112 110 102
Sheffield (HPA) 64 84 58 91 92 86 102 131 75 80
Sheffield (clinician) 81 87 84 105 108 111 118 142 111  
Greater Glasgow 173 161 199 182 208 208 164 172 201  
London Region 2640 2632 2987 3056 3114 3447 3324 3229 3386 3440
Rate of tuberculosis by year           
Birmingham East and North1   24.8 23.8 24.7 31.2 27.4 28.3 25.4 32.4 34.4
Bradford and Airedale   31.2 24.7 29.8 22.8 33.0 37.7 34.6 34.1 41.4
Heart of Birmingham1   56.5 67.7 68.8 80.0 81.6 90.0 80.6 89.1 92.3
Leeds   13.0 14.0 10.9 15.6 14.3 19.6 13.5 19.7 15.7
Leicester   93.7 68.7 70.9 57.2 91.9 78.4 76.2 68.2 69.6
Central Manchester   31.7 32.9 27.4 35.8 33.1 35.6 38.2 36.0 40.5
Sandwell1   29.9 30.2 30.8 31.1 41.5 39.6 39.0 38.0 35.1
Sheffield   16.4 11.3 17.7 17.8 16.5 19.4 24.7 14.0 14.6
Greater Glasgow           
London Region 36.5 35.9 40.6 41.5 42.1 46.2 44.2 42.7 44.4 44.4
  1. 1 In this study, Birmingham comprised these 3 Primary Care Trusts. Data supplied by Health Protection Agency except where indicated.
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