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Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2009

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Table 16. Tuberculosis Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Hispanic Ethnicity and Non-Hispanic Race, Sex, and Age Group: United States, 2009

Race/Ethnicity and Sex Age Group
All Ages Under 5 5–14 15–24 25–44 45–64 ≥65

Total Rate

3.8

1.9

0.6

3.0

4.7

4.3

5.8

Male

4.6

2.0

0.6

3.2

5.3

5.9

8.4

Female

2.9

1.8

0.6

2.7

4.0

2.8

3.9

Hispanic or Latino1

7.0

3.8

1.1

6.5

8.8

9.2

16.3

Male

8.5

4.1

1.0

7.6

10.6

12.2

23.2

Female

5.3

3.4

1.3

5.3

6.7

6.3

11.2

Non-Hispanic

American Indian or Alaska Native

4.3

1.0

0.6

1.5

3.8

7.0

14.0

Male

5.2

2.0

0.6

2.4

4.6

7.9

18.1

Female

3.4

0.0

0.6

0.5

2.8

6.2

10.8

Asian

23.3

6.4

2.7

19.8

23.6

26.9

57.3

Male

26.3

5.7

3.2

20.2

23.0

33.8

81.4

Female

20.5

7.0

2.2

19.4

24.0

20.8

39.1

Black or African American

7.6

3.0

1.3

4.6

9.1

11.9

11.9

Male

9.8

3.0

1.3

4.8

11.0

17.8

18.9

Female

5.7

2.9

1.2

4.4

7.4

7.1

7.6

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

16.7

21.6

10.4

14.0

15.6

20.4

23.8

Male

18.2

31.5

14.5

13.7

16.8

18.5

26.1

Female

15.2

11.1

6.1

14.2

14.4

22.3

21.9

White

0.9

0.3

0.1

0.4

0.8

1.1

2.0

Male

1.2

0.3

0.1

0.4

0.9

1.8

2.9

Female

0.6

0.3

0.1

0.4

0.6

0.5

1.3

Multiple Race2

0.9

0.7

0.0

1.0

0.9

1.7

2.4

Male

0.8

0.6

0.0

0.7

1.0

1.9

1.9

Female

0.9

0.9

0.0

1.2

0.8

1.4

2.8

1Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin may be of any race or multiple race.

2Indicates two or more races reported for a person. Category first reported in 2003.

Note: Denominators for computing case rates were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau Monthly Postcensal Resident Population, by single year of age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin: July 1, 2009 (Accessed August 26, 2010).

Case counts for race categories (American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and White) are mutually exclusive and do not include persons of Hispanic ethnicity or multiple race. Multiple Race does not include persons of Hispanic ethnicity.

See Technical Notes (page 9).

See Surveillance Slide #7.

 

 
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