Population Smear-positive TB case  
Age groups N % N % Rate per 100,000
Females
0-14 5,722,599 50.3 320 4.7 5.6
15-24 2.093,677 18.4 1,651 24.2 78.9
25-34 1,533,795 13.5 1,959 28.7 127.7
35-44 1,053,519 9.3 1,302 19.1 123.6
45-54 577,697 5.1 869 12.7 150.4
55-64 255,326 2.2 471 6.9 184.5
≥ 65 134,667 1.2 246 3.6 182.7
Total 11,371,280 49.2 6,818 68.5 60
Males
0-14 5,816,189 49.6 151 4.8 2.6
15-24 2,069,741 17.6 606 19.4 29.3
25-34 1,540,091 13.1 560 17.9 36.4
35-44 1,089,308 9.3 472 15.1 43.3
45-54 670,968 5.7 453 14.5 67.5
55-64 322,002 2.7 470 15.0 146
≥ 65 223,403 1.9 419 13.4 187.6
Total 11,731,702 50.8 3,131 31.5 26.7
Both sexes
0-14 11,538,788 49.9 471 4.7 4.1
15-24 4,163,418 18.0 2257 22.7 54.2
25-34 3,073,886 13.3 2519 25.3 81.9
35-44 2,142,827 9.3 1774 17.8 82.8
45-54 1,248,665 5.4 1322 13.3 105.9
55-64 577,328 2.5 941 9.5 163.0
≥ 65 358,070 1.5 665 6.7 185.7
Total 23,102,982 100.0 9,949 100.0 43.1
Source of data: WHO 2007 report and CSO & UNFPA 2006
Table 1: Number of reported cases per 100,000 populations by sex and age in 2005.