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Table 38. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages by Primary Occupation, Age ≥ 15: Reporting Areas, 2009

Reporting Area Total
Cases
Cases with
Information on
Occupation
Percentage of Cases by Occupation1
No. (%) Unemployed Health Care
Worker
Correctional
Employee
Migrant
Worker
Retired Not Seeking
Employment
Other

United States

10,893

10,503

(96.4)

(41.0)

(3.8)

(0.2)

(1.2)

(8.0)

(8.3)

(37.5)

Alabama

159

154

(96.9)

(23.4)

(2.6)

(1.3)

(0.6)

(20.8)

(13.6)

(37.7)

Alaska2

35

35

(100.0)

(65.7)

(2.9)

(0.0)

(2.9)

(28.6)

Arizona

216

192

(88.9)

(33.3)

(1.6)

(0.0)

(2.1)

(14.6)

(13.0)

(35.4)

Arkansas

73

71

(97.3)

(32.4)

(2.8)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(28.2)

(9.9)

(26.8)

California2

2,347

2,254

(96.0)

(55.1)

(4.1)

(0.2)

(1.9)

(38.9)

Colorado

74

74

(100.0)

(18.9)

(4.1)

(0.0)

(1.4)

(12.2)

(17.6)

(45.9)

Connecticut2

91

91

(100.0)

(46.2)

(8.8)

(0.0)

(2.2)

(42.9)

Delaware

18

17

(94.4)

(23.5)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(5.9)

(5.9)

(11.8)

(52.9)

District of Columbia

40

40

(100.0)

(70.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(7.5)

(0.0)

(22.5)

Florida

793

768

(96.8)

(61.6)

(1.3)

(0.3)

(2.2)

(3.9)

(2.9)

(27.9)

Georgia

391

352

(90.0)

(41.5)

(3.4)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(9.4)

(8.5)

(37.2)

Hawaii

115

101

(87.8)

(14.9)

(5.9)

(0.0)

(1.0)

(21.8)

(11.9)

(44.6)

Idaho

15

15

(100.0)

(20.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(13.3)

(26.7)

(13.3)

(26.7)

Illinois2

402

363

(90.3)

(56.2)

(6.1)

(0.3)

(0.0)

(37.5)

Indiana

112

111

(99.1)

(30.6)

(2.7)

(0.0)

(0.9)

(12.6)

(21.6)

(31.5)

Iowa

40

39

(97.5)

(20.5)

(2.6)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(5.1)

(7.7)

(64.1)

Kansas

59

57

(96.6)

(26.3)

(1.8)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(7.0)

(19.3)

(45.6)

Kentucky

75

75

(100.0)

(26.7)

(2.7)

(0.0)

(5.3)

(25.3)

(20.0)

(20.0)

Louisiana

186

181

(97.3)

(35.9)

(4.4)

(0.6)

(1.7)

(15.5)

(9.4)

(32.6)

Maine

7

7

(100.0)

(28.6)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(28.6)

(0.0)

(42.9)

Maryland

206

193

(93.7)

(19.7)

(7.3)

(1.0)

(0.5)

(11.9)

(14.0)

(45.6)

Massachusetts

231

229

(99.1)

(29.3)

(4.4)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(14.8)

(8.7)

(42.8)

Michigan

141

121

(85.8)

(63.6)

(4.1)

(0.0)

(5.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(27.3)

Minnesota

142

142

(100.0)

(33.8)

(4.9)

(0.7)

(0.0)

(8.5)

(9.2)

(43.0)

Mississippi2

116

115

(99.1)

(65.2)

(0.9)

(0.0)

(0.9)

(33.0)

Missouri2

74

73

(98.6)

(54.8)

(8.2)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(37.0)

Montana

7

7

(100.0)

(14.3)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(42.9)

(28.6)

(14.3)

Nebraska

29

29

(100.0)

(27.6)

(3.4)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(6.9)

(17.2)

(44.8)

Nevada

90

90

(100.0)

(28.9)

(7.8)

(0.0)

(1.1)

(18.9)

(7.8)

(35.6)

New Hampshire

16

16

(100.0)

(31.3)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(12.5)

(25.0)

(31.3)

New Jersey

391

390

(99.7)

(28.2)

(3.8)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(13.1)

(11.8)

(43.1)

New Mexico

48

46

(95.8)

(34.8)

(4.3)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(32.6)

(6.5)

(21.7)

New York State3

223

203

(91.0)

(25.6)

(3.9)

(0.0)

(1.0)

(20.7)

(8.9)

(39.9)

New York City2

734

710

(96.7)

(51.4)

(4.6)

(0.0)

(0.1)

(43.8)

North Carolina2

233

232

(99.6)

(31.0)

(3.9)

(0.0)

(3.0)

(62.1)

North Dakota2

5

5

(100.0)

(60.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(40.0)

Ohio

173

161

(93.1)

(24.2)

(5.0)

(0.0)

(1.2)

(19.3)

(13.0)

(37.3)

Oklahoma

85

70

(82.4)

(40.0)

(5.7)

(1.4)

(0.0)

(14.3)

(0.0)

(38.6)

Oregon

88

88

(100.0)

(27.3)

(1.1)

(0.0)

(4.5)

(15.9)

(21.6)

(29.5)

Pennsylvania

225

222

(98.7)

(23.4)

(4.1)

(0.0)

(0.9)

(24.3)

(18.5)

(28.8)

Rhode Island

23

23

(100.0)

(21.7)

(4.3)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(43.5)

(0.0)

(30.4)

South Carolina

147

145

(98.6)

(33.8)

(2.8)

(0.0)

(2.8)

(13.1)

(8.3)

(39.3)

South Dakota

18

18

(100.0)

(22.2)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(5.6)

(27.8)

(44.4)

Tennessee

191

187

(97.9)

(29.4)

(2.1)

(0.5)

(0.0)

(18.7)

(12.3)

(36.9)

Texas

1,395

1,395

(100.0)

(36.3)

(3.7)

(0.4)

(0.4)

(8.6)

(17.3)

(33.3)

Utah2

33

33

(100.0)

(48.5)

(3.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(48.5)

Vermont

6

6

(100.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(16.7)

(83.3)

Virginia

250

250

(100.0)

(0.4)

(4.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(17.6)

(38.0)

(40.0)

Washington

239

222

(92.9)

(18.9)

(4.1)

(0.5)

(3.6)

(13.1)

(22.1)

(37.8)

West Virginia

18

18

(100.0)

(11.1)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(16.7)

(61.1)

(11.1)

Wisconsin

66

65

(98.5)

(33.8)

(4.6)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(20.0)

(7.7)

(33.8)

Wyoming

2

2

(100.0)

(50.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(50.0)

American Samoa4

4

4

(100.0)

(25.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(75.0)

Fed. States of Micronesia4

86

82

(95.3)

(53.7)

(0.0)

(1.2)

(1.2)

(3.7)

(17.1)

(23.2)

Guam4

74

74

(100.0)

(24.3)

(2.7)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(17.6)

(13.5)

(41.9)

Marshall Islands4

113

112

(99.1)

(50.0)

(0.9)

(0.0)

(3.6)

(0.9)

(11.6)

(33.0)

N. Mariana Islands4

32

32

(100.0)

(43.8)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(0.0)

(3.1)

(53.1)

Puerto Rico4

61

1

(1.6)

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Republic of Palau4

18

18

(100.0)

(22.2)

(5.6)

(0.0)

(11.1)

(22.2)

(0.0)

(38.9)

U.S. Virgin Islands4

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1Occupation within past 24 months of TB diagnosis. Overall U.S. percentage based on 52 reporting areas (50 states, New York City, and the District of Columbia). Percentages shown only for reporting areas with information reported for ≥75% of cases.

2Data not collected for this variable in 2009.

3Excludes New York City.

4Not included in U.S. totals.

Note: Ellipses indicate data not available.

 

 
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