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Table 14. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages by Reason Tuberculosis Therapy Stopped: United States, 1993–2007

Year Total
Cases1
Completed Therapy Moved Lost Refused Died2 Unknown3
No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

1993

23756

18048

(76.0)

1120

(4.7)

1088

(4.6)

223

(0.9)

3053

(12.9)

224

(0.9)

1994

23051

17763

(77.1)

1194

(5.2)

739

(3.2)

183

(0.8)

2743

(11.9)

429

(1.9)

1995

21712

17285

(79.6)

969

(4.5)

566

(2.6)

156

(0.7)

2391

(11.0)

345

(1.6)

1996

20297

16510

(81.3)

783

(3.9)

520

(2.6)

156

(0.8)

1992

(9.8)

336

(1.7)

1997

18930

15654

(82.7)

667

(3.5)

435

(2.3)

119

(0.6)

1755

(9.3)

300

(1.6)

1998

17585

14763

(84.0)

534

(3.0)

400

(2.3)

104

(0.6)

1578

(9.0)

206

(1.2)

1999

16863

14221

(84.3)

456

(2.7)

356

(2.1)

104

(0.6)

1436

(8.5)

290

(1.7)

2000

15786

13402

(84.9)

408

(2.6)

392

(2.5)

112

(0.7)

1294

(8.2)

178

(1.1)

2001

15409

13203

(85.7)

377

(2.4)

364

(2.4)

98

(0.6)

1116

(7.2)

251

(1.6)

2002

14560

12440

(85.4)

335

(2.3)

365

(2.5)

86

(0.6)

1072

(7.4)

262

(1.8)

2003

14381

12396

(86.2)

311

(2.2)

361

(2.5)

84

(0.6)

993

(6.9)

236

(1.6)

2004

14080

12117

(86.1)

337

(2.4)

359

(2.5)

82

(0.6)

975

(6.9)

210

(1.5)

2005

13677

11725

(85.7)

323

(2.4)

337

(2.5)

90

(0.7)

984

(7.2)

218

(1.6)

2006

13320

11504

(86.4)

311

(2.3)

350

(2.6)

78

(0.6)

937

(7.0)

140

(1.1)

2007

12888

11239

(87.2)

284

(2.2)

309

(2.4)

72

(0.6)

813

(6.3)

171

(1.3)

1Includes all cases in persons reported as alive at diagnosis and taking one or more TB drugs.

2Died = died of any cause (not only TB).

3Includes cases in persons reporting reason therapy stopped = Other, Missing, or Unknown.

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

Data complete through 2007 only. See Technical Notes (page 9) for details.

 

 
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