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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, 2007–2011

Country of OriginYear
20112010200920082007
No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)

Total Cases

6510

(100)

6748

(100)

6941

(100)

7603

(100)

7731

(100)

Mexico

1432

(22)

1537

(23)

1595

(23)

1762

(23)

1,841

(24)

Philippines

757

(12)

750

(11)

805

(12)

860

(11)

951

(12)

India

502

(8)

583

(9)

541

(8)

598

(8)

625

(8)

Viet Nam

546

(8)

536

(8)

532

(8)

583

(8)

570

(7)

China

376

(6)

368

(5)

345

(5)

405

(5)

386

(5)

Guatemala

166

(3)

195

(3)

214

(3)

252

(3)

243

(3)

Haiti

187

(3)

196

(3)

207

(3)

237

(3)

173

(2)

Ethiopia

154

(2)

161

(2)

172

(2)

183

(2)

178

(2)

Honduras

127

(2)

143

(2)

152

(2)

195

(3)

181

(2)

Korea, Republic of

131

(2)

119

(2)

156

(2)

150

(2)

155

(2)

Somalia

116

(2)

126

(2)

113

(2)

151

(2)

176

(2)

El Salvador

103

(2)

116

(2)

119

(2)

147

(2)

158

(2)

Peru

93

(1)

111

(2)

94

(1)

144

(2)

139

(2)

Ecuador

79

(1)

84

(1)

99

(1)

114

(2)

116

(2)

Cambodia

91

(1)

68

(1)

99

(1)

77

(1)

95

(1)

Myanmar

90

(1)

118

(2)

104

(2)

108

(1)

65

(1)

Pakistan

86

(1)

74

(1)

84

(1)

87

(1)

79

(1)

Dominican Republic

74

(1)

84

(1)

71

(1)

88

(1)

89

(1)

Kenya

74

(1)

62

(1)

73

(1)

82

(1)

69

(1)

Nepal

77

(1)

61

(1)

74

(1)

70

(1)

53

(1)

Laos

59

(1)

68

(1)

60

(1)

68

(1)

79

(1)

Bangladesh

66

(1)

58

(1)

46

(1)

55

(1)

56

(1)

Thailand

37

(1)

46

(1)

57

(1)

62

(1)

47

(1)

Nigeria

52

(1)

43

(1)

46

(1)

50

(1)

44

(1)

Colombia

32

(0)

42

(1)

40

(1)

43

(1)

56

(1)

Indonesia

32

(0)

58

(1)

34

(0)

30

(0)

52

(1)

Cuba

41

(1)

33

(0)

36

(1)

42

(1)

41

(1)

Liberia

26

(0)

36

(1)

34

(0)

33

(0)

46

(1)

Taiwan

38

(1)

26

(0)

26

(0)

31

(0)

38

(0)

Russia

23

(0)

20

(0)

31

(0)

35

(0)

40

(1)

All Others3

843

(13)

826

(12)

882

(13)

861

(11)

890

(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 June 25, 2012.

 
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