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Table 8. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages by Case Verification Criterion and Site of Disease: United States, 1993–2011

YearTotal CasesVerification Criterion1 Site of Disease5
Positive CulturePositive NAA2 Positive SmearClinical Case DefinitionProvider DiagnosisPulmonary 3 Extra pulmonary 4
No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)No.(%)

1993

25103

20307

(81)

0

(0)

185

(1)

3088

(12)

1523

(6)

21154

(84)

3940

(16)

1994

24205

19506

(81)

0

(0)

189

(1)

2916

(12)

1594

(7)

20318

(84)

3885

(16)

1995

22727

18266

(80)

0

(0)

189

(1)

2748

(12)

1524

(7)

18887

(83)

3835

(17)

1996

21210

17154

(81)

0

(0)

131

(1)

2607

(12)

1318

(6)

17387

(82)

3814

(18)

1997

19751

15979

(81)

0

(0)

155

(1)

2411

(12)

1206

(6)

16239

(82)

3509

(18)

1998

18287

14790

(81)

0

(0)

155

(1)

2253

(12)

1089

(6)

14801

(81)

3484

(19)

1999

17500

13995

(80)

0

(0)

172

(1)

2103

(12)

1230

(7)

14066

(80)

3431

(20)

2000

16309

13013

(80)

0

(0)

148

(1)

1951

(12)

1197

(7)

13086

(80)

3211

(20)

2001

15944

12749

(80)

0

(0)

123

(1)

1886

(12)

1186

(7)

12724

(80)

3216

(20)

2002

15055

11974

(80)

0

(0)

104

(1)

1822

(12)

1155

(8)

11901

(79)

3148

(21)

2003

14835

11683

(79)

0

(0)

116

(1)

1783

(12)

1253

(8)

11805

(80)

3020

(20)

2004

14499

11326

(78)

0

(0)

80

(1)

1824

(13)

1269

(9)

11523

(79)

2972

(21)

2005

14068

10955

(78)

0

(0)

96

(1)

1795

(13)

1222

(9)

11126

(79)

2936

(21)

2006

13727

10744

(78)

0

(0)

93

(1)

1629

(12)

1261

(9)

10852

(79)

2872

(21)

2007

13278

10425

(79)

0

(0)

69

(1)

1496

(11)

1288

(10)

10587

(80)

2687

(20)

2008

12895

10024

(78)

18

(0)

60

(0)

1546

(12)

1247

(10)

10237

(79)

2650

(21)

2009

11528

8861

(77)

82

(1)

78

(1)

1766

(15)

741

(6)

9012

(78)

2497

(22)

2010

11171

8416

(75)

141

(1)

78

(1)

1875

(17)

661

(6)

8726

(78)

2435

(22)

2011

10528

8042

(76)

166

(2)

60

(1)

1664

(16)

596

(6)

8333

(79)

2188

(21)

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

2 Nucleic Acid Amplification test

3 Includes all cases among persons with pulmonary as the only site of disease, and persons with both pulmonary and extrapulmonary sites of disease.

4 Includes cases among persons with extrapulmonary TB disease only.

5 Excludes missing and unknowns.

Note: See Technical Notes.

Data for all years updated through June 25, 2012

 
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