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Table 3 Performed tests by year and increasing rate per 1000 inhabitants

From: Analyzing the reach of public health campaigns based on multidimensional aspects: the case of the syphilis epidemic in Brazil

Year Population Tests performed Testing rate per 1000 inhabitants Increased testing per 1000 inhabitants considering population size compared to 2015 Percentage increase in testing per 1000 inhabitants considering population size compared to 2015
2015 204,500,000 518,859 2·54 .. ..
2016 206,200,000 911,420 4·42 1·74 74·21%
2017 207,800,000 1,448,364 6·97 2·75 174·71%
2018 209,500,000 2,068,184 9·87 3·89 289·09%
2019 210,147,000 2,533,571 12·06 4·75 375·18%