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Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2009

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Table 5. Tuberculosis Cases, Percentages, and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Origin of Birth: United States, 1993–2009

Year Total Cases U.S.-born Persons Foreign-born Persons1 Unknown or Missing
No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%)

1993

25107

17422

(69)

7.4

7403

(29)

34.0

282

1

1994

24205

16171

(67)

6.8

7741

(32)

34.4

293

1

1995

22728

14647

(64)

6.1

7987

(35)

34.8

94

0

1996

21210

13316

(63)

5.6

7725

(36)

31.5

169

1

1997

19751

11879

(60)

4.9

7742

(39)

30.0

130

1

1998

18287

10632

(58)

4.4

7599

(42)

28.9

56

0

1999

17501

9806

(56)

4.0

7602

(43)

29.2

93

1

2000

16309

8648

(53)

3.5

7619

(47)

27.3

42

0

2001

15945

7870

(49)

3.2

8010

(50)

26.9

65

0

2002

15056

7281

(48)

2.9

7719

(51)

25.4

56

0

2003

14836

6863

(46)

2.7

7928

(53)

23.5

45

0

2004

14499

6631

(46)

2.6

7845

(54)

23.2

23

0

2005

14064

6308

(45)

2.5

7727

(55)

22.4

29

0

2006

13734

5885

(43)

2.3

7819

(57)

22.0

30

0

2007

13280

5491

(41)

2.1

7753

(58)

20.7

36

0

2008

12906

5286

(41)

2.0

7599

(59)

20.4

21

0

2009

11545

4571

(40)

1.7

6854

(59)

18.7

120

1

1Includes 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.

Note: Denominators for computing rates for years 1993–1994 were obtained from Quarterly Estimates of the United States Foreign-born and Native Resident Populations: April 1, 1990–July 1, 1999, (accessed August 26, 2010). Denominators for computing the 1995–2009 rates are based on the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (March Supplement). Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

See Technical Notes (page 9).

Zero % (0) denotes < 0.5%.

See Surveillance Slides #11, #12, #15, and #16.

 

 
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