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Table 21. Tuberculosis Risk Factors1 by Origin and Race/Ethnicity: United States, 2012

  Total Elligible
Cases2
MDR Patient Contact Missed Contact Infectious TB Patient Contact Incomplete
LTBI therapy
TNF-Alpha Therapy Post-organ Transplantation Diabetes
Mellitus
Renal
Disease
Immunosuppression Other None Unknown
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
 

United States

9933

15

(0.2)

45

(0.5)

749

(7.5)

262

(2.6)

52

(0.5)

46

(0.5)

1441

(14.5)

222

(2.2)

416

(4.2)

2203

(22.2)

4947

(49.8)

367

(3.7)

U.S. Born

U.S.-born Total

3659

8

(0.2)

33

(0.9)

501

(13.7)

132

(3.6)

18

(0.5)

20

(0.5)

468

(12.8)

87

(2.4)

195

(5.3)

887

(24.2)

1571

(42.9)

137

(3.7)

American Indian/Alaska Native

144

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

36

(25.0)

9

(6.3)

0

(0.0)

1

(0.7)

26

(18.1)

8

(5.6)

1

(0.7)

18

(12.5)

60

(41.7)

3

(2.1)

Asian

118

2

(1.7)

0

(0.0)

35

(29.7)

4

(3.4)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

10

(8.5)

0

(0.0)

3

(2.5)

21

(17.8)

51

(43.2)

0

(0.0)

Black/African American

1340

2

(0.1)

21

(1.6)

191

(14.3)

59

(4.4)

2

(0.1)

4

(0.3)

165

(12.3)

32

(2.4)

73

(5.4)

326

(24.3)

572

(42.7)

57

(4.3)

Hispanic3

691

2

(0.3)

2

(0.3)

112

(16.2)

17

(2.5)

2

(0.3)

1

(0.1)

117

(16.9)

16

(2.3)

16

(2.3)

168

(24.3)

312

(45.2)

10

(1.4)

Multiple Race4

28

0

(0.0)

1

(3.6)

7

(25.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

3

(10.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

9

(32.1)

7

(25.0)

1

(3.6)

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

51

1

(2.0)

0

(0.0)

8

(15.7)

2

(3.9)

0

(0.0)

1

(2.0)

16

(31.4)

5

(9.8)

2

(3.9)

6

(11.8)

17

(33.3)

1

(2.0)

White

1276

1

(0.1)

9

(0.7)

110

(8.6)

41

(3.2)

14

(1.1)

13

(1.0)

131

(10.3)

26

(2.0)

99

(7.8)

338

(26.5)

549

(43.0)

61

(4.8)

Unknown

11

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(18.2)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(9.1)

1

(9.1)

3

(27.3)

4

(36.4)

Foreign-born

Foreign-born Total

6274

7

(0.1)

12

(0.2)

248

(4.0)

130

(2.1)

34

(0.5)

26

(0.4)

973

(15.5)

135

(2.2)

221

(3.5)

1316

(21.0)

3376

(53.8)

230

(3.7)

American Indian/Alaska Native

1

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(100.0)

0

(0.0)

Asian

2835

3

(0.1)

4

(0.1)

97

(3.4)

59

(2.1)

21

(0.7)

16

(0.6)

488

(17.2)

79

(2.8)

122

(4.3)

613

(21.6)

1457

(51.4)

106

(3.7)

Black/African American

894

1

(0.1)

4

(0.4)

47

(5.3)

22

(2.5)

0

(0.0)

2

(0.2)

67

(7.5)

5

(0.6)

25

(2.8)

162

(18.1)

555

(62.1)

37

(4.1)

Hispanic3

2095

3

(0.1)

4

(0.2)

93

(4.4)

44

(2.1)

10

(0.5)

6

(0.3)

364

(17.4)

45

(2.1)

50

(2.4)

440

(21.0)

1123

(53.6)

64

(3.1)

Multiple Race4

120

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(0.8)

1

(0.8)

0

(0.0)

1

(0.8)

15

(12.5)

1

(0.8)

7

(5.8)

26

(21.7)

68

(56.7)

4

(3.3)

Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander

13

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

3

(23.1)

1

(7.7)

0

(0.0)

2

(15.4)

7

(53.8)

2

(15.4)

White

295

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

10

(3.4)

4

(1.4)

3

(1.0)

1

(0.3)

34

(11.5)

2

(0.7)

16

(5.4)

70

(23.7)

153

(51.9)

13

(4.4)

Unknown

21

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(9.5)

2

(9.5)

1

(4.8)

3

(14.3)

12

(57.1)

4

(19.0)

 

1 Includes the number of risk factors reported (which may be more than one per case) and the number of cases with no information on additional risk factors. The sum of risk factors is greater than the total number of cases because more than one risk factor may be selected per case.

2 Excludes TB risk factor information for 12 cases with unknown origin

3 Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin may be of any race or multiple race.

4 Indicates two or more races reported for a person.

Note: Case counts for race categories (American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and White) are mutually exclusive and do not include persons of Hispanic ethnicity or multiple race. Multiple Race does not include persons of Hispanic ethnicity.

 
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