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Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2009

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Table 8. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages by Case Verification Criterion and Site of Disease: United States, 1993–2009

Year Total Cases Verification Criterion1 Site of Disease5
Positive Culture Positive NAA2 Positive Smear Clinical Case Definition Provider Diagnosis Pulmonary 3 Extra pulmonary 4
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

1993

25107

20307

(81)

...

...

185

(1)

3092

(12)

1523

(6)

21158

(84)

3940

(16)

1994

24205

19506

(81)

...

...

189

(1)

2916

(12)

1594

(7)

20318

(84)

3885

(16)

1995

22728

18267

(80)

...

...

189

(1)

2748

(12)

1524

(7)

18888

(83)

3835

(17)

1996

21210

17154

(81)

...

...

131

(1)

2606

(12)

1319

(6)

17387

(82)

3814

(18)

1997

19751

15979

(81)

...

...

155

(1)

2411

(12)

1206

(6)

16239

(82)

3509

(18)

1998

18287

14790

(81)

...

...

155

(1)

2253

(12)

1089

(6)

14801

(81)

3484

(19)

1999

17501

13995

(80)

...

...

172

(1)

2103

(12)

1231

(7)

14067

(80)

3431

(20)

2000

16309

13013

(80)

...

...

148

(1)

1951

(12)

1197

(7)

13086

(80)

3211

(20)

2001

15945

12750

(80)

...

...

123

(1)

1886

(12)

1186

(7)

12724

(80)

3217

(20)

2002

15056

11975

(80)

...

...

104

(1)

1821

(12)

1156

(8)

11902

(79)

3148

(21)

2003

14836

11684

(79)

...

...

116

(1)

1783

(12)

1253

(8)

11806

(80)

3020

(20)

2004

14499

11326

(78)

...

...

80

(1)

1824

(13)

1269

(9)

11523

(79)

2972

(21)

2005

14064

10953

(78)

...

...

96

(1)

1794

(13)

1221

(9)

11124

(79)

2932

(21)

2006

13734

10747

(78)

...

...

95

(1)

1628

(12)

1264

(9)

10852

(79)

2869

(21)

2007

13280

10423

(78)

...

...

71

(1)

1469

(11)

1317

(10)

10548

(80)

2674

(20)

2008

12906

10036

(78)

...

...

67

(1)

1415

(11)

1388

(11)

10257

(80)

2629

(20)

2009

11545

8876

(77)

57

(0)

91

(1)

1630

(14)

891

(8)

9004

(79)

2383

(21)

1Based on the public health surveillance case definition for tuberculosis; see Appendix A (page 121).

2 Nucleic Acid Amplification test

3Includes cases among persons with both pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease and cases of miliary TB.

4Includes cases among persons with extrapulmonary TB disease only.

5Excludes missing and unknowns.

Note: See Technical Notes (page 9).

Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

 

 
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