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Table 28. Deaths Prior to Tuberculosis Diagnosis or During Tuberculosis Therapy by Age Group: United States, 2010

Age Group Total Dead at Diagnosis Died During Therapy1
Total Deaths Reported Deaths Related to TB Disease or Therapy2 Total Dead at Diagnosis TB a Cause of Death TB Not a Cause of Death Unknown Total Died
During Therapy
Related to TB3 Unrelated to
TB
Unknown
No. No. (%) No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Total

893

320

(35.8)

252

85

(33.7)

123

(48.8)

44

(17.5)

641

235

(36.7)

294

(45.9)

112

(17.5)

0–4

0

0

...

0

0

...

0

...

0

...

0

0

...

0

...

0

...

5–14

2

1

(50.0)

1

0

(0.0)

1

(100.0)

0

(0.0)

1

1

(100.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

15–24

11

5

(45.5)

6

3

(50.0)

3

(50.0)

0

(0.0)

5

2

(40.0)

3

(60.0)

0

(0.0)

25–44

95

41

(43.2)

40

16

(40.0)

16

(40.0)

8

(20.0)

55

25

(45.5)

20

(36.4)

10

(18.2)

45–64

294

114

(38.8)

84

32

(38.1)

37

(44.0)

15

(17.9)

210

82

(39.0)

99

(47.1)

29

(13.8)

≥65

491

159

(32.4)

121

34

(28.1)

66

(54.5)

21

(17.4)

370

125

(33.8)

172

(46.5)

73

(19.7)

 

1 Among patients alive at diagnosis. Excludes 16 patients who died during therapy but did not start on therapy or unknown whether or not therapy was started.

2 Includes patients who were dead at diagnosis or died during therapy, for which TB or TB therapy was indicated as a cause of death.

3 Eight patient deaths during therapy were related to TB therapy.

Note: Ellipses indicate data not available.

 
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