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Table 27. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages by Reason Tuberculosis Therapy Stopped and Type of Move: United States, 2010

Type of Move Total Cases Completed Therapy Adverse Event Lost Refused Died Other1 Unknown
No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Moved in state2

331

265

(80.1)

1

(0.3)

14

(4.2)

1

(0.3)

17

(5.1)

26

(7.9)

7

(2.1)

Moved out of state3

305

228

(74.8)

1

(0.3)

23

(7.5)

1

(0.3)

7

(2.3)

35

(11.5)

10

(3.3)

Moved out of country4

436

163

(37.4)

0

(0.0)

47

(10.8)

7

(1.6)

6

(1.4)

199

(45.6)

11

(2.5)

Did not move5

9,692

8,780

(90.6)

27

(0.3)

83

(0.9)

56

(0.6)

609

(6.3)

27

(0.3)

108

(1.1)

 

1 Therapy was discontinued for a known reason other than those listed (e.g. patient moved outside the U.S., or patient moved from state A to state B, and though state A notified state B, state B never followed up).

2 Includes patients who were alive at diagnosis, started on treatment, and moved in state.

3 Includes patients who were alive at diagnosis, started on treatment, and moved out of state.

4 Includes patients who were alive at diagnosis, started on treatment, and moved out of the country; transnational referrals were provided for 262 (51.8%) TB patients who moved out of the country.

5 Includes patients who were alive at diagnosis, started on treatment, and did not indicate having moved.

Note: There may be differences in the way jurisdictions determine treatment completion for patients who moved out of the country;

 
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