Research by IHME and the Department of Health Surveillance (DHS), Brazil Ministry of Health, Brazil Ministry of Health produced estimates for age-standardized mortality rates by Brazil municipality for HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. The estimates were generated using de-identified death records from the Brazil Mortality Information System (SIM); case notification data from the Brazil national notification system (SINAN); standardization of vital registration of data based on GBD 2016 methodology; and the application of small area estimation models.
Study results were published in BMC Medicine in September 2018 in “Progress toward eliminating TB and HIV deaths in Brazil, 2001–2015: a spatial assessment.”
The following columns have only one value in this dataset, hence, deleted from the original dataset.
– Measure ID (1)
– Measure Name (Deaths)
– Age ID (27)
– Age Name (Age-standardized)
– Metric (Rate)
In addition, columns Cause ID for Tuberculosis (297) and HIV/AIDS (298) and Gender ID which is 1 for male, 2 for female and 3 for both with corresponding cause name and gender were also deleted from the original dataset.