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Table 3. Tuberculosis Cases, Percentages, and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Race Only: United States, 1993–2009

Year Total Cases Multiple Race1 American Indian or Alaska Native Asian2 Asian or Pacific Islander3 Black or African American Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander4 White Unknown or Missing5
No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%)

1993

25107

276

(1.0)

12.1

3483

(14.0)

39.5

9140

(36.0)

28.0

0

(0.0)

11920

(47.0)

5.5

288

(1.0)

1994

24205

336

(1.0)

14.2

3652

(15.0)

39.7

8621

(36.0)

25.9

0

(0.0)

11347

(47.0)

5.2

249

(1.0)

1995

22728

328

(1.0)

13.4

3855

(17.0)

40.1

7759

(34.0)

22.9

0

(0.0)

10565

(46.0)

4.8

221

(1.0)

1996

21210

293

(1.0)

11.6

3685

(17.0)

36.8

7291

(34.0)

21.2

0

(0.0)

9758

(46.0)

4.4

183

(1.0)

1997

19751

277

(1.0)

10.5

3710

(19.0)

35.5

6790

(34.0)

19.4

0

(0.0)

8813

(45.0)

3.9

161

(1.0)

1998

18287

263

(1.0)

9.6

3543

(19.0)

32.5

5962

(33.0)

16.7

0

(0.0)

8381

(46.0)

3.7

138

(1.0)

1999

17501

253

(1.0)

8.9

3539

(20.0)

31.2

5661

(32.0)

15.6

0

(0.0)

7930

(45.0)

3.5

118

(1.0)

2000

16309

241

(1.0)

9.0

3417

(21.0)

30.6

5270

(32.0)

14.7

0

(0.0)

7284

(45.0)

3.2

97

(1.0)

2001

15945

236

(1.0)

8.7

3527

(22.0)

30.5

4882

(31.0)

13.5

0

(0.0)

7208

(45.0)

3.1

92

(1.0)

2002

15056

204

(1.0)

7.4

3339

(22.0)

27.9

4552

(30.0)

12.4

0

(0.0)

6895

(46.0)

3.0

66

(0.0)

2003

14836

49

(0.0)

1.1

189

(1.0)

6.7

3507

(24.0)

29.6

4249

(29.0)

11.5

66

(0.0)

13.1

6749

(45.0)

2.9

27

(0.0)

2004

14499

43

(0.0)

1.0

165

(1.0)

5.7

3367

(23.0)

27.6

4183

(29.0)

11.2

65

(0.0)

12.6

6646

(46.0)

2.8

30

(0.0)

2005

14064

52

(0.0)

1.1

170

(1.0)

5.8

3249

(23.0)

25.8

4074

(29.0)

10.8

56

(0.0)

10.6

6435

(46.0)

2.7

28

(0.0)

2006

13734

43

(0.0)

0.9

193

(1.0)

6.5

3323

(24.0)

25.7

3854

(28.0)

10.1

59

(0.0)

10.9

6238

(45.0)

2.6

24

(0.0)

2007

13280

29

(0.0)

0.6

175

(1.0)

5.8

3454

(26.0)

26.0

3616

(27.0)

9.3

98

(1.0)

17.7

5866

(44.0)

2.4

42

(0.0)

2008

12906

46

(0.0)

0.9

165

(1.0)

5.3

3419

(26.0)

25.0

3415

(26.0)

8.7

75

(1.0)

13.3

5740

(44.0)

2.4

46

(0.0)

2009

11545

45

(0.0)

0.8

133

(1.0)

4.2

3219

(28.0)

23.0

2941

(25.0)

7.4

78

(1.0)

13.5

5028

(44.0)

2.1

101

(1.0)

1Indicates two or more races reported for a person. Category first reported in 2003.

2Asian race first reported in 2003.

3Asian or Pacific Islander race reported 1993–2002.

4Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander race first reported in 2003.

5The higher count for unknown or missing race for 2002 reflect the impact of the transitional period of incorporating new race definitions for Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Multiple Race in 2003.

Note: Previously published rates for 1993–1999 have been updated using Bridged-Race 1990–1999 Intercensal Population Estimates for 1993–1999 (accessed August 30, 2010). Denominators for computing 2000–2009 case rates were obtained from the Annual Estimates of the Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic or Latino Origin for the United States: April 1, 2000, to July 1, 2009 (accessed August 26, 2010).

Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

Ellipses indicate data not available.

See Technical Notes (page 9).

See Surveillance Slide #10.

Zero % (0) denotes <0.5%.

 

 
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