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Table 10. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Resistance to INH or Multidrug Resistance1 in Persons with No Previous History of TB, by Origin of Birth: United States, 1993–2009

Year Resistance to Isoniazid2 Resistance to Isoniazid and Rifampin2
Total Cases3,4 U.S.-born Foreign-born5,6 Total Cases3,4 U.S.-born Foreign-born5,6
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

1993

1399

(8.4)

804

(6.8)

579

(12.4)

407

(2.5)

301

(2.6)

103

(2.2)

1994

1360

(8.3)

711

(6.5)

635

(12.0)

353

(2.2)

238

(2.2)

110

(2.1)

1995

1174

(7.3)

555

(5.4)

618

(11.0)

254

(1.6)

169

(1.6)

85

(1.5)

1996

1137

(7.4)

495

(5.2)

639

(11.3)

207

(1.3)

105

(1.1)

101

(1.8)

1997

1079

(7.5)

435

(5.0)

640

(11.2)

155

(1.1)

76

(0.9)

79

(1.4)

1998

1013

(7.5)

367

(4.8)

644

(11.3)

132

(1.0)

55

(0.7)

76

(1.3)

1999

899

(7.1)

283

(4.0)

614

(11.0)

127

(1.0)

39

(0.6)

88

(1.6)

2000

890

(7.5)

269

(4.4)

618

(10.9)

120

(1.0)

40

(0.7)

80

(1.4)

2001

802

(7.0)

243

(4.4)

558

(9.5)

115

(1.0)

34

(0.6)

81

(1.4)

2002

825

(7.7)

205

(4.1)

619

(10.9)

132

(1.2)

35

(0.7)

97

(1.7)

2003

822

(7.7)

215

(4.5)

604

(10.4)

94

(0.9)

24

(0.5)

70

(1.2)

2004

801

(7.6)

214

(4.6)

587

(10.2)

100

(1.0)

26

(0.6)

74

(1.3)

2005

763

(7.6)

188

(4.3)

569

(10.1)

97

(1.0)

20

(0.5)

76

(1.3)

2006

773

(7.8)

172

(4.2)

599

(10.4)

102

(1.0)

18

(0.4)

84

(1.5)

2007

720

(7.5)

166

(4.3)

553

(9.6)

104

(1.1)

19

(0.5)

85

(1.5)

2008

768

(8.3)

189

(5.2)

578

(10.3)

89

(1.0)

21

(0.6)

68

(1.2)

2009

691

(8.6)

182

(6.0)

502

(10.1)

94

(1.2)

10

(0.3)

83

(1.7)

1Resistance to at least isoniazid and rifampin

2Isolates may be resistant to other drugs.

3All cases were culture positive, and initial drug susceptibility testing done.

4Includes persons of unknown country of birth.

5Includes 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.

6 Includes Not Specified for Country of Origin.

Note: Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

Percentages are of total cases for given year with previous history of TB, culture positive, and initial drug susceptibility testing done (total cases not shown). More than 95% of all persons in each group had drug-susceptibility test results reported for an initial isolate.

 

 
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