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Table 9. Pulmonary Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages by Sputum Smear and Sputum Culture Results: United States, 1993–2009

Year Total Pulmonary Cases1 Sputum Smear Result Sputum Culture Result
Positive Negative Not Done or Unknown Positive Negative Not Done or Unknown
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

1993

21158

9429

(45)

7915

(37)

3814

(18)

14878

(70)

2814

(13)

3466

(16)

1994

20318

8964

(44)

7914

(39)

3440

(17)

14210

(70)

2807

(14)

3301

(16)

1995

18888

8093

(43)

7713

(41)

3082

(16)

13282

(70)

2626

(14)

2980

(16)

1996

17387

7454

(43)

7352

(42)

2581

(15)

12270

(71)

2559

(15)

2558

(15)

1997

16239

6935

(43)

6916

(43)

2388

(15)

11568

(71)

2259

(14)

2412

(15)

1998

14801

6624

(45)

6038

(41)

2139

(14)

10486

(71)

2138

(14)

2177

(15)

1999

14067

6275

(45)

5662

(40)

2130

(15)

9820

(70)

2097

(15)

2150

(15)

2000

13086

5884

(45)

5346

(41)

1856

(14)

9251

(71)

1948

(15)

1887

(14)

2001

12724

5651

(44)

5322

(42)

1751

(14)

8904

(70)

2010

(16)

1810

(14)

2002

11902

5440

(46)

4791

(40)

1671

(14)

8331

(70)

1839

(15)

1732

(15)

2003

11806

5371

(45)

4881

(41)

1554

(13)

8208

(70)

1981

(17)

1617

(14)

2004

11523

5288

(46)

4901

(43)

1334

(12)

8049

(70)

2064

(18)

1410

(12)

2005

11124

5136

(46)

4744

(43)

1244

(11)

7701

(69)

2088

(19)

1335

(12)

2006

10852

5140

(47)

4579

(42)

1133

(10)

7689

(71)

1961

(18)

1202

(11)

2007

10548

4881

(46)

4520

(43)

1147

(11)

7368

(70)

1977

(19)

1203

(11)

2008

10257

4769

(46)

4401

(43)

1087

(11)

7121

(69)

1989

(19)

1147

(11)

2009

9004

4014

(45)

3907

(43)

1083

(12)

6119

(68)

1641

(18)

1244

(14)

1Includes cases among persons with both pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease and cases of miliary TB.

Note: See Technical Notes (page 9).

Data for all years updated through July 1, 2010.

 
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