TABLE 1

Percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita devoted to research and development and incidence of tuberculosis (TB) and multidrug-resistant (MDR)/rifampicin-resistant (RR) TB in Latin America

CountryHDIPosition over 189 countriesGDP per capita% GDP devoted to R&DTotal TB incidence number (thousands)MDR/RR TB incidence number (thousands)
Brazil0.76798920.760.9952.5
Argentina0.834811 683.980.65120.56
Chile0.844215 925.360.53.40.095
Uruguay0.8085717 277.973.51.20.01
El Salvador0.6741214058.250.14.50.1
Honduras0.6231322500.110.13.50.081
Peru0.758967500.75393.2
Colombia0.761796667.790.4160.58
Mexico0.767769673.440.3629.60.95

HDI: Human Development Index; R&D: research and development. Data from [11].