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Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2009

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Table 6. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Foreign-born Persons1 by the Top 30 Countries2 of Origin of Birth: United States, 2005–2009

Country of Origin Year
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Total Cases

6854

(100)

7599

(100)

7753

(100)

7819

(100)

7727

(100)

Mexico

1,598

(23)

1,762

(23)

1,851

(24)

1,933

(25)

1,961

(25)

Philippines

806

(12)

859

(11)

950

(12)

861

(11)

829

(11)

Vietnam

526

(8)

584

(8)

571

(7)

628

(8)

573

(7)

India

533

(8)

600

(8)

627

(8)

549

(7)

562

(7)

China

340

(5)

406

(5)

386

(5)

373

(5)

397

(5)

Guatemala

212

(3)

251

(3)

248

(3)

230

(3)

211

(3)

Haiti

195

(3)

238

(3)

175

(2)

210

(3)

241

(3)

Ethiopia

167

(2)

183

(2)

178

(2)

203

(3)

151

(2)

Honduras

146

(2)

193

(3)

181

(2)

164

(2)

165

(2)

Korea, Republic of

158

(2)

149

(2)

155

(2)

204

(3)

176

(2)

Somalia

113

(2)

151

(2)

177

(2)

196

(3)

148

(2)

El Salvador

118

(2)

147

(2)

158

(2)

144

(2)

143

(2)

Peru

94

(1)

144

(2)

139

(2)

160

(2)

154

(2)

Ecuador

99

(1)

114

(2)

116

(2)

117

(2)

156

(2)

Cambodia

98

(1)

77

(1)

95

(1)

99

(1)

106

(1)

Dominican Republic

65

(1)

86

(1)

89

(1)

111

(1)

76

(1)

Pakistan

82

(1)

87

(1)

79

(1)

79

(1)

78

(1)

Kenya

74

(1)

82

(1)

70

(1)

75

(1)

66

(1)

Lao, PDR

60

(1)

69

(1)

78

(1)

59

(1)

77

(1)

Burma

101

(1)

111

(1)

65

(1)

41

(1)

39

(1)

Thailand

54

(1)

62

(1)

47

(1)

55

(1)

71

(1)

Nepal

70

(1)

70

(1)

52

(1)

45

(1)

33

(0)

Bangladesh

44

(1)

55

(1)

56

(1)

41

(1)

34

(0)

Liberia

32

(0)

33

(0)

46

(1)

52

(1)

64

(1)

Columbia

39

(1)

43

(1)

56

(1)

45

(1)

37

(0)

Indonesia

34

(1)

30

(0)

52

(1)

44

(1)

57

(1)

Nigeria

47

(1)

50

(1)

43

(1)

39

(1)

37

(0)

Cuba

35

(1)

42

(1)

41

(1)

42

(1)

55

(1)

Russia

29

(0)

36

(0)

40

(1)

47

(1)

43

(1)

Taiwan

26

(0)

32

(0)

38

(0)

38

(0)

37

(0)

All Others

859

(13)

853

(11)

894

(11)

935

(12)

950

(12)

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.

2The top 30 countries were selected based on their ranked 5-year average number of TB cases.

3 Includes Not Specified for Country of Origin.

Note: Zero (0) denotes <0.5%.

Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

 

 
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