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Table 16. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Foreign-born Persons1 by the Top 30 Countries of Birth and Years in the United States Before TB Diagnosis: United States, 2012

Country of Origin2 No.Years in U.S.3
Total Cases < 1 Year 1 - 4 Years ≥ 5 Years Unknown
No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Total

6274

940

(15)

1101

(18)

3699

(59)

534

(9)

Mexico

1308

122

(9)

129

(10)

919

(70)

138

(11)

Philippines

773

84

(11)

104

(13)

519

(67)

66

(9)

India

532

88

(17)

140

(26)

266

(50)

38

(7)

Vietnam

456

40

(9)

67

(15)

284

(62)

65

(14)

China

351

42

(12)

59

(17)

233

(66)

17

(5)

Haiti

197

41

(21)

44

(22)

99

(50)

13

(7)

Guatemala

193

32

(17)

52

(27)

89

(46)

20

(10)

Ethiopia

162

38

(23)

58

(36)

59

(36)

7

(4)

Honduras

126

24

(19)

22

(17)

64

(51)

16

(13)

El Salvador

116

10

(9)

20

(17)

80

(69)

6

(5)

Myanmar

116

42

(36)

44

(38)

19

(16)

11

(9)

Korea, Republic of

106

7

(7)

12

(11)

79

(75)

8

(8)

Somalia

101

28

(28)

21

(21)

50

(50)

2

(2)

Nepal

82

20

(24)

37

(45)

23

(28)

2

(2)

Peru

79

15

(19)

13

(16)

45

(57)

6

(8)

Cambodia

78

6

(8)

6

(8)

54

(69)

12

(15)

Dominican Republic

74

9

(12)

14

(19)

47

(64)

4

(5)

Pakistan

68

15

(22)

12

(18)

35

(51)

6

(9)

Ecuador

65

9

(14)

10

(15)

44

(68)

2

(3)

Laos

64

0

(0)

2

(3)

52

(81)

10

(16)

Kenya

58

15

(26)

21

(36)

19

(33)

3

(5)

Nigeria

58

16

(28)

13

(22)

29

(50)

0

(0)

Bhutan

57

38

(67)

13

(23)

1

(2)

5

(9)

Bangladesh

54

12

(22)

26

(48)

14

(26)

2

(4)

Korea Dem People S. Republic

50

1

(2)

3

(6)

36

(72)

10

(20)

Indonesia

41

10

(24)

7

(17)

21

(51)

3

(7)

Liberia

33

11

(33)

7

(21)

13

(39)

2

(6)

Thailand

33

7

(21)

6

(18)

18

(55)

2

(6)

Cuba

30

3

(10)

0

(0)

26

(87)

1

(3)

Colombia

25

2

(8)

1

(4)

19

(76)

3

(12)

All Others4

788

153

(19)

138

(18)

443

(56)

54

(7)

 

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 Ranked by total case count.

3 Among foreign-born persons, the number of years since arrival in the United States before diagnosis with tuberculosis.

4 Includes Not Specified for Country of Origin.

See Surveillance Slide #20.

 
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