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Table 1 Specification of the variables

From: The association between internal migration and pulmonary tuberculosis in China, 2005–2015: a spatial analysis

VariableDefinition of variableData sourcePeriod
SS + PTBNotification rate of SS + PTBNational Notifiable Infectious Diseases Reporting Information System2005–2015
HIVHuman Immunodeficiency Virus incidence rate
POEThe proportion of emigrant in total population for each provincenational population sampling survey and census2005, 2010, 2015
POIThe proportion of immigrant in total population for each province
PCGDPGDP per capita (RMB 10 000)China Statistical Yearbook2005–2015
EDUThe proportion of people with a college degree or above in total population
URUrbanization rate
PDPopulation density (persons per square kilometers)
  1. TB Tuberculosis, SS + PTB Sputum smear-positive pulmonary TB, POE Proportion of emigrants, POI Proportion of immigrants, PCGDP Gross domestic product per capita, EDU College degree or higher, HIV Human immunodeficiency virus, UR Urbanization rate, PD Population density