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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, 2005–2010

Country of Origin Year
2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Total Cases

6720

(100)

6927

(100)

7573

(100)

7739

(100)

7815

(100)

Mexico

1,541

(23)

1,599

(23)

1,762

(23)

1,844

(24)

1,931

(25)

Philippines

740

(11)

805

(12)

858

(11)

950

(12)

861

(11)

India

578

(9)

541

(8)

594

(8)

624

(8)

549

(7)

Vietnam

532

(8)

532

(8)

580

(8)

572

(7)

628

(8)

China

364

(5)

343

(5)

402

(5)

386

(5)

373

(5)

Guatemala

198

(3)

213

(3)

252

(3)

248

(3)

230

(3)

Haiti

195

(3)

205

(3)

236

(3)

175

(2)

210

(3)

Ethiopia

162

(2)

172

(2)

183

(2)

178

(2)

203

(3)

Honduras

142

(2)

150

(2)

193

(3)

181

(2)

164

(2)

Somalia

126

(2)

113

(2)

151

(2)

178

(2)

196

(3)

Koreea, Republic of

104

(2)

158

(2)

139

(2)

155

(2)

204

(3)

El Salvador

116

(2)

119

(2)

148

(2)

158

(2)

144

(2)

Peru

111

(2)

94

(1)

144

(2)

139

(2)

160

(2)

Ecuador

84

(1)

98

(1)

114

(2)

116

(2)

117

(2)

Dominican Republic

84

(1)

71

(1)

88

(1)

89

(1)

110

(1)

Cambodia

67

(1)

99

(1)

77

(1)

94

(1)

99

(1)

Burma

109

(2)

103

(1)

101

(1)

65

(1)

41

(1)

Pakistan

74

(1)

84

(1)

87

(1)

79

(1)

79

(1)

Kenya

62

(1)

74

(1)

82

(1)

70

(1)

74

(1)

Laos

67

(1)

60

(1)

69

(1)

78

(1)

59

(1)

Nepal

63

(1)

74

(1)

70

(1)

51

(1)

45

(1)

Thailand

47

(1)

57

(1)

62

(1)

46

(1)

55

(1)

Bangladesh

58

(1)

46

(1)

54

(1)

56

(1)

41

(1)

Columbia

43

(1)

41

(1)

43

(1)

56

(1)

45

(1)

Nigeria

43

(1)

47

(1)

49

(1)

43

(1)

39

(1)

Indonesia

57

(1)

34

(0)

29

(0)

52

(1)

44

(1)

Liberia

36

(1)

33

(0)

28

(0)

46

(1)

52

(1)

Cuba

33

(0)

35

(1)

42

(1)

41

(1)

42

(1)

Russia

19

(0)

30

(0)

29

(0)

40

(1)

47

(1)

Taiwan

27

(0)

26

(0)

32

(0)

38

(0)

38

(0)

All Others3

838

(12)

871

(13)

875

(12)

891

(12)

935

(12)

1 Includes 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.

2 The 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 21, 2011.

 
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