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Table 5. Tuberculosis Cases, Percentages, and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Origin of Birth: United States, 1993–2010

Year Total Cases U.S.-born Persons Foreign-born Persons1 Unknown or Missing
No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%)

1993

25107

17438

(69)

7.4

7403

(29)

34.0

266

(1)

1994

24205

16191

(67)

6.9

7750

(32)

34.4

264

(1)

1995

22727

14676

(65)

6.2

7998

(35)

34.9

53

(0)

1996

21210

13398

(63)

5.6

7739

(36)

31.5

73

(0)

1997

19751

11935

(60)

5.0

7742

(39)

30.0

74

(0)

1998

18287

10634

(58)

4.4

7599

(42)

28.9

54

(0)

1999

17500

9806

(56)

4.0

7602

(43)

29.2

92

(1)

2000

16309

8648

(53)

3.5

7619

(47)

27.3

42

(0)

2001

15945

7872

(49)

3.2

8010

(50)

26.9

63

(0)

2002

15055

7282

(48)

2.9

7718

(51)

25.4

55

(0)

2003

14835

6861

(46)

2.7

7929

(53)

23.5

45

(0)

2004

14499

6632

(46)

2.6

7845

(54)

23.2

22

(0)

2005

14068

6309

(45)

2.5

7730

(55)

22.4

29

(0)

2006

13732

5881

(43)

2.3

7815

(57)

22.0

36

(0)

2007

13286

5482

(41)

2.1

7739

(58)

20.7

65

(0)

2008

12905

5254

(41)

2.0

7573

(59)

20.3

78

(1)

2009

11537

4575

(40)

1.7

6927

(60)

18.9

35

(0)

2010

11182

4393

(39)

1.6

6720

(60)

18.1

69

(1)

1Includes persons born outside the United States, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Midway Island, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Palau, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. minor and outlying Pacific islands.

Note: Denominators for computing rates for years 1993–1994 were obtained from Quarterly Estimates of the United States Foreign-born and Native Resident Populations: April 1, 1990–July 1, 1999, (accessed August 30, 2011). Denominators for computing the 1995–2010 rates are based on the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (March Supplement).

Data for all years updated through July 21, 2011.

See Technical Notes (page 9).

Zero % (0) denotes < 0.5%.

See Surveillance Slides #11, #12, #15, and #16.

 
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