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Tuberculosis Morbidity -- United States, 1992

In 1992, health departments in all 50 states, New York City, and the District of Columbia reported to CDC 26,673 cases of tuberculosis through the Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis surveillance system -- an increase of 390 cases (1.5%) over the 26,283 cases reported in 1991 (1). The tuberculosis incidence rate for 1992 was 10.5 per 100,000 population, compared with 10.4 per 100,000 in 1991.

Further analysis will be published in CDC Surveillance Summaries.

Reported by: Div of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for Prevention Svcs, CDC.


  1. CDC. Tuberculosis morbidity -- United States, 1991. MMWR 1992;41:240.

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