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Table 5. Tuberculosis Cases, Percentages, and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Origin of Birth: United States, 1993–2011

YearTotal CasesU.S.-born PersonsForeign-born Persons1 Unknown or Missing
No.(%)RateNo.(%)RateNo.(%)

1993

25103

17435

(69)

7.4

7402

(29)

34.0

266

(1)

1994

24205

16191

(67)

6.9

7750

(32)

34.4

264

(1)

1995

22727

14676

(65)

6.2

7998

(35)

34.9

53

(0)

1996

21210

13398

(63)

5.6

7739

(36)

31.5

73

(0)

1997

19751

11935

(60)

5.0

7742

(39)

30.0

74

(0)

1998

18287

10634

(58)

4.4

7599

(42)

28.9

54

(0)

1999

17500

9806

(56)

4.0

7602

(43)

29.2

92

(1)

2000

16309

8648

(53)

3.5

7619

(47)

27.3

42

(0)

2001

15944

7872

(49)

3.2

8009

(50)

26.9

63

(0)

2002

15055

7282

(48)

2.9

7718

(51)

25.4

55

(0)

2003

14835

6861

(46)

2.7

7929

(53)

23.5

45

(0)

2004

14499

6632

(46)

2.6

7845

(54)

23.2

22

(0)

2005

14068

6308

(45)

2.5

7730

(55)

22.4

30

(0)

2006

13727

5888

(43)

2.3

7815

(57)

22.0

24

(0)

2007

13278

5478

(41)

2.1

7731

(58)

20.7

69

(1)

2008

12895

5282

(41)

2.0

7603

(59)

20.4

10

(0)

2009

11528

4570

(40)

1.7

6941

(60)

18.9

17

(0)

2010

11171

4383

(39)

1.6

6748

(60)

18.2

40

(0)

2011

10528

3981

(38)

1.5

6510

(62)

17.2

37

(0)

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.

Note: Denominators for computing rates for years 1993–1994 were obtained from Quarterly Estimates of the United States Foreign-born and Native Resident Populations: April 1, 1990–July 1, 1999 (accessed July 20, 2012). Denominators for computing the 1995–2011 rates are based on the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (March Supplement).

Data for all years updated through June 25, 2012.

See Technical Notes

Zero % (0) denotes <0.5%.

See Surveillance Slides #11, #12, #15, and #16.

 
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