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Table 7. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Adult1 Foreign-born Persons2 by Country of Origin and Years in the United States Before TB Diagnosis, Top 30 Countries: United States, 2009 and 1999

Country of Origin3 2009 Country of Origin3 1999
No. of Years in U.S.4 No. of Years in U.S.4
Total Cases < 1 Year 1 - 4 Years > 5 years Unknown Total Cases < 1 Year 1 - 4 Years > 5 years Unknown
No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Mexico

1573

161

(10)

265

(17)

964

(61)

183

(12)

Mexico

1660

284

(17)

298

(18)

833

(50)

245

(15)

Philippines

789

104

(13)

130

(16)

465

(59)

90

(11)

Philippines

904

196

(22)

136

(15)

455

(50)

117

(13)

India

530

82

(15)

135

(25)

245

(46)

68

(13)

Vietnam

707

82

(12)

112

(16)

393

(56)

120

(17)

Vietnam

521

40

(8)

58

(11)

339

(65)

84

(16)

India

555

126

(23)

166

(30)

161

(29)

102

(18)

China

338

45

(13)

66

(20)

203

(60)

24

(7)

China

370

46

(12)

72

(19)

204

(55)

48

(13)

Guatemala

210

20

(10)

89

(42)

79

(38)

22

(10)

Haiti

277

56

(20)

51

(18)

135

(49)

35

(13)

Haiti

190

28

(15)

37

(19)

103

(54)

22

(12)

Korea, Republic of

209

26

(12)

32

(15)

114

(55)

37

(18)

Korea, Republic of

156

8

(5)

18

(12)

109

(70)

21

(13)

Guatemala

145

29

(20)

37

(26)

63

(43)

16

(11)

Ethiopia

152

36

(24)

61

(40)

52

(34)

3

(2)

Ethiopia

125

42

(34)

46

(37)

27

(22)

10

(8)

Honduras

146

25

(17)

61

(42)

53

(36)

7

(5)

Peru

120

23

(19)

39

(33)

42

(35)

16

(13)

El Salvador

113

11

(10)

27

(24)

66

(58)

9

(8)

Honduras

119

25

(21)

35

(29)

47

(39)

12

(10)

Somalia

106

15

(14)

32

(30)

54

(51)

5

(5)

Ecuador

113

25

(22)

40

(35)

39

(35)

9

(8)

Ecuador

99

10

(10)

28

(28)

56

(57)

5

(5)

Dominican Republic

106

9

(8)

12

(11)

62

(58)

23

(22)

Cambodia

98

11

(11)

14

(14)

63

(64)

10

(10)

Cambodia

104

3

(3)

8

(8)

78

(75)

15

(14)

Peru

94

5

(5)

23

(24)

57

(61)

9

(10)

Somalia

100

43

(43)

31

(31)

11

(11)

15

(15)

Burma

92

41

(45)

29

(32)

17

(18)

5

(5)

El Salvador

99

12

(12)

14

(14)

59

(60)

14

(14)

Pakistan

79

10

(13)

16

(20)

46

(58)

7

(9)

Laos

98

0

(0)

6

(6)

67

(68)

25

(26)

Nepal

68

21

(31)

24

(35)

18

(26)

5

(7)

Pakistan

91

24

(26)

18

(20)

32

(35)

17

(19)

Kenya

67

17

(25)

26

(39)

23

(34)

1

(1)

Indonesia

65

19

(29)

19

(29)

21

(32)

6

(9)

Dominican Republic

63

17

(27)

4

(6)

37

(59)

5

(8)

Cuba

60

1

(2)

2

(3)

42

(70)

15

(25)

Laos

60

1

(2)

9

(15)

48

(80)

2

(3)

Columbia

52

9

(17)

13

(25)

21

(40)

9

(17)

Thailand

51

9

(18)

11

(22)

27

(53)

4

(8)

Russia

50

5

(10)

23

(46)

17

(34)

5

(10)

Nigeria

47

10

(21)

13

(28)

23

(49)

1

(2)

Bosnia/Hercegovina

48

26

(54)

17

(35)

2

(4)

3

(6)

Bangladesh

42

11

(26)

14

(33)

16

(38)

1

(2)

Thailand

47

7

(15)

14

(30)

22

(47)

4

(9)

Colombia

39

5

(13)

4

(10)

25

(64)

5

(13)

Bangladesh

45

9

(20)

19

(42)

11

(24)

6

(13)

Cuba

35

5

(14)

2

(6)

22

(63)

6

(17)

Nigeria

42

10

(24)

12

(29)

15

(36)

5

(12)

Indonesia

33

5

(15)

6

(18)

20

(61)

2

(6)

Poland

38

1

(3)

5

(13)

21

(55)

11

(29)

Bhutan

31

29

(94)

2

(6)

0

(0)

0

(0)

Jamaica

36

1

(3)

5

(14)

23

(64)

7

(19)

Liberia

30

5

(17)

7

(23)

16

(53)

2

(7)

Kenya

35

10

(29)

19

(54)

3

(9)

3

(9)

Bosnia/Hercegovina

26

1

(4)

0

(0)

19

(73)

6

(23)

Hong Kong

34

7

(21)

3

(9)

20

(59)

4

(12)

All Others

829

121

(15)

154

(19)

407

(49)

147

(18)

All Others

883

185

(21)

201

(23)

359

(41)

138

(16)

Total

6707

909

(14)

1365

(20)

3672

(55)

761

(11)

7337

1341

(18)

1505

(21)

3399

(46)

1092

(15)

1Includes persons ≥15 years of age.

2Includes 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.

3Ranked by total case count.

4Among foreign-born persons, the number of years since arrival in the United States before diagnosis with tuberculosis.

5Includes Not Specified for Country of Origin.

Note: Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

See Surveillance Slide #18

 

 
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