TABLE 2

Average annual tuberculosis (TB) case number and incidence rate in local government areas (LGAs) within Western Sydney Local Health District (2006–2015)

2011 LGA population#Average annual TB case number and incidence rate (TB incidence per 100 000 population)
TotalIndiaChinaThe PhilippinesAfghanistanNepalAustralia
Blacktown301 09737.8 (13)10.4 (69)1.3 (42)9.2 (48)0.7 (41)0.9 (188)3.4 (2)
Parramatta166 85837.3 (22)18 (132)4.1 (36)2.7 (101)0.9 (68)1.2 (120)1.4 (2)
Auburn73 73822.9 (31)3.8 (143)3.9 (47)0.6 (44)2.5 (154)3 (223)0.7 (3)
Holroyd99 16314.5 (15)5.5 (74)0.5 (18)0.5 (26)1.8 (113)0.1 (38)0.6 (1)
The Hills169 8729.3 (5)2.5 (59)0.9 (15)0.9 (39)0.1 (27)01.1 (1)
Total810 738121.8 (15)40.2 (94)10.7 (34)13.9 (50)6 (91)5.2 (164)7.2 (2)

Data are presented as n or n (%). #: 2011 national census data provided the population number used as denominator for TB incidence calculations; : TB incidence rate calculations utilised the total number of people born in the country specified (as per 2011 census data) as the denominator; the five countries of birth from which the highest number of TB cases originated were included, with those born in Australia as comparator.