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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Tuberculosis


This is the Tuberculosis JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • Bolton has a higher than average number of TB cases;
  • Bolton also has a higher rate of TB cases than is average for its statistical peer group. This higher rate is in common with those peers who have significant BME communities;
  • In 2010/11 there were 916 BCG vaccinations performed in Bolton, which is lower than the years immediately previous;
  • In line with the regional and national pattern, the overwhelmingmajority of BCG vaccinations in Bolton in 2010/11 were performed on children aged 1 years and under.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


communicable disease, Immunisation, infectious disease, TB, Tuberculosis



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