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Data and Statistics

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s deadliest diseases:

  • One third of the world’s population is infected with TB.
  • In 2014, 9.6 million people around the world became sick with TB disease. There were 1.5 million TB-related deaths worldwide.
  • TB is a leading killer of people who are HIV infected.

A total of 9,421 TB cases (a rate of 2.96 cases per 100,000 persons) were reported in the United States in 2014. Both the number of TB cases reported and the case rate decreased; this represents a 1.5% and 2.2% decline, respectively, compared to 2013. This is the smallest decline in more than a decade.

Leveling of Tuberculosis Incidence — United States, 2013–2015

For local or county specific information, please contact your State TB Control Program.

Surveillance: Reported TB Cases

Interactive TB Data Tool

Online Tuberculosis Information System (OTIS)
OTIS is an interactive data system containing information on TB cases reported to CDC. Users can select criteria to produce specific reports. Data are available by year, state, and demographic factors.

NCHHSTP Atlas-
The NCHHSTP Atlas is an interactive tools for accessing data collected by CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP).

National TB Indicators

National TB Indicators: 2013 State Comparison
This report shows key process and outcome measures for TB control programs in the United States. These indicators were selected by CDC in cooperation with partners in state and local health departments. For more information about U.S. TB programs, please visit the

National TB Controllers Association website.
 

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