Table 3

Number of patients with tuberculosis and rate of disease by NHS region and in district health authorities in England and Wales with more than 100 tuberculosis patients and/or a rate of >25 per 100 000 in 1998

No of cases Rate1-160 95% CI
Region1-150
 London224431.631.2  to  32.1
 West Midlands62511.911.7 to  12.0
 North West66210.210.1 to  10.4
 Northern & Yorkshire6059.679.52 to 9.81
 Trent4438.688.53 to 8.82
 South East4605.755.67 to 5.83
 Wales1635.705.58 to 5.83
 South West2124.414.34 to 4.49
 Eastern2444.224.16 to 4.29
District health authority
 East London & The City37761.558.7 to  64.6
 Ealing, Hammersmith & Hounslow34652.249.9 to  54.7
 Brent & Harrow21747.144.7 to  49.9
 Enfield & Haringey19440.238.1 to  42.5
 Camden & Islington14340.137.7 to  42.8
 Redbridge & Waltham Forest14432.130.4 to  34.0
 Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham23131.330.0 to  32.8
 Kensington, Chelsea & Westminster11430.929.1 to  33.0
 Bradford13929.127.6 to  30.7
 Hillingdon7028.226.2 to  30.5
 East Lancashire11428.026.6 to  29.6
 Calderdale & Kirklees15126.124.9 to  27.5
 Croydon8726.024.4 to  27.8
 Birmingham24724.623.7 to  25.5
 Leicestershire17218.718.0 to  19.5
  • 1-150 April 1999 boundaries.

  • 1-160 Rate per 100 000 population.

  • Source of population data: Labour Force Survey Local Area District database to 1998.