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Table 41. Primary Reasons for Tuberculosis Evaluation1: Reporting Areas, 2012

Reporting Area Total TB
Symptoms
Abnormal Chest Radiograph Contact
Investigation
Targeted
Testing
Health Care
Worker
Administrative Testing Immigrant Medical Exam Incidental Lab Result Unknown/
Missing
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

United States

9945

5737

(57.7)

2016

(20.3)

400

(4.0)

352

(3.5)

43

(0.4)

68

(0.7)

189

(1.9)

1058

(10.6)

82

(0.8)

Alabama

134

55

(41.0)

52

(38.8)

8

(6.0)

1

(0.7)

1

(0.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

17

(12.7)

0

(0.0)

Alaska

66

26

(39.4)

7

(10.6)

15

(22.7)

8

(12.1)

1

(1.5)

1

(1.5)

1

(1.5)

4

(6.1)

3

(4.5)

Arizona

211

76

(36.0)

44

(20.9)

2

(0.9)

49

(23.2)

1

(0.5)

0

(0.0)

6

(2.8)

33

(15.6)

0

(0.0)

Arkansas

70

22

(31.4)

31

(44.3)

3

(4.3)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.4)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.4)

12

(17.1)

0

(0.0)

California

2191

1414

(64.5)

384

(17.5)

65

(3.0)

52

(2.4)

6

(0.3)

17

(0.8)

49

(2.2)

192

(8.8)

12

(0.5)

Colorado

64

46

(71.9)

5

(7.8)

2

(3.1)

6

(9.4)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.6)

0

(0.0)

3

(4.7)

1

(1.6)

Connecticut

74

49

(66.2)

11

(14.9)

1

(1.4)

5

(6.8)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.4)

2

(2.7)

5

(6.8)

0

(0.0)

Delaware

28

16

(57.1)

8

(28.6)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(3.6)

2

(7.1)

0

(0.0)

1

(3.6)

0

(0.0)

District of Columbia

37

34

(91.9)

2

(5.4)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(2.7)

0

(0.0)

Florida

679

278

(40.9)

233

(34.3)

11

(1.6)

7

(1.0)

1

(0.1)

3

(0.4)

5

(0.7)

138

(20.3)

3

(0.4)

Georgia

357

214

(59.9)

62

(17.4)

28

(7.8)

17

(4.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

8

(2.2)

27

(7.6)

1

(0.3)

Hawaii

117

65

(55.6)

18

(15.4)

2

(1.7)

1

(0.9)

2

(1.7)

7

(6.0)

10

(8.5)

12

(10.3)

0

(0.0)

Idaho

15

9

(60.0)

3

(20.0)

1

(6.7)

1

(6.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(6.7)

Illinois

347

215

(62.0)

71

(20.5)

6

(1.7)

5

(1.4)

1

(0.3)

2

(0.6)

8

(2.3)

39

(11.2)

0

(0.0)

Indiana

102

57

(55.9)

21

(20.6)

8

(7.8)

5

(4.9)

1

(1.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.0)

9

(8.8)

0

(0.0)

Iowa

46

33

(71.7)

4

(8.7)

2

(4.3)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(4.3)

2

(4.3)

2

(4.3)

1

(2.2)

Kansas

42

19

(45.2)

5

(11.9)

3

(7.1)

2

(4.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

4

(9.5)

9

(21.4)

0

(0.0)

Kentucky

80

32

(40.0)

29

(36.3)

3

(3.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.3)

15

(18.8)

0

(0.0)

Louisiana

149

83

(55.7)

17

(11.4)

8

(5.4)

2

(1.3)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

4

(2.7)

21

(14.1)

14

(9.4)

Maine

17

12

(70.6)

2

(11.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

3

(17.6)

0

(0.0)

Maryland

224

117

(52.2)

66

(29.5)

7

(3.1)

6

(2.7)

0

(0.0)

2

(0.9)

3

(1.3)

17

(7.6)

6

(2.7)

Massachusetts

215

160

(74.4)

36

(16.7)

2

(0.9)

1

(0.5)

2

(0.9)

5

(2.3)

2

(0.9)

6

(2.8)

1

(0.5)

Michigan

149

73

(49.0)

47

(31.5)

3

(2.0)

1

(0.7)

1

(0.7)

0

(0.0)

6

(4.0)

15

(10.1)

3

(2.0)

Minnesota

162

128

(79.0)

4

(2.5)

10

(6.2)

4

(2.5)

0

(0.0)

1

(0.6)

14

(8.6)

1

(0.6)

0

(0.0)

Mississippi

81

43

(53.1)

18

(22.2)

5

(6.2)

3

(3.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.2)

11

(13.6)

0

(0.0)

Missouri

89

73

(82.0)

6

(6.7)

2

(2.2)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

4

(4.5)

4

(4.5)

Montana

5

3

(60.0)

2

(40.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

Nebraska

22

19

(86.4)

2

(9.1)

1

(4.5)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

Nevada

82

21

(25.6)

36

(43.9)

6

(7.3)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(2.4)

6

(7.3)

10

(12.2)

1

(1.2)

New Hampshire

9

6

(66.7)

1

(11.1)

0

(0.0)

1

(11.1)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(11.1)

0

(0.0)

New Jersey

302

170

(56.3)

65

(21.5)

4

(1.3)

1

(0.3)

1

(0.3)

2

(0.7)

4

(1.3)

55

(18.2)

0

(0.0)

New Mexico

40

31

(77.5)

8

(20.0)

1

(2.5)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

New York State2

215

103

(47.9)

53

(24.7)

4

(1.9)

2

(0.9)

1

(0.5)

1

(0.5)

3

(1.4)

35

(16.3)

13

(6.0)

New York City

651

352

(54.1)

138

(21.2)

15

(2.3)

9

(1.4)

1

(0.2)

6

(0.9)

8

(1.2)

117

(18.0)

5

(0.8)

North Carolina

211

65

(30.8)

74

(35.1)

14

(6.6)

1

(0.5)

1

(0.5)

3

(1.4)

5

(2.4)

48

(22.7)

0

(0.0)

North Dakota

26

9

(34.6)

1

(3.8)

11

(42.3)

0

(0.0)

2

(7.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(7.7)

1

(3.8)

Ohio

149

92

(61.7)

27

(18.1)

5

(3.4)

4

(2.7)

1

(0.7)

1

(0.7)

4

(2.7)

15

(10.1)

0

(0.0)

Oklahoma

88

39

(44.3)

17

(19.3)

7

(8.0)

3

(3.4)

1

(1.1)

1

(1.1)

6

(6.8)

14

(15.9)

0

(0.0)

Oregon

61

53

(86.9)

2

(3.3)

1

(1.6)

3

(4.9)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.6)

1

(1.6)

0

(0.0)

Pennsylvania

234

140

(59.8)

44

(18.8)

7

(3.0)

7

(3.0)

1

(0.4)

1

(0.4)

7

(3.0)

25

(10.7)

2

(0.9)

Rhode Island

23

13

(56.5)

7

(30.4)

2

(8.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(4.3)

0

(0.0)

South Carolina

122

46

(37.7)

43

(35.2)

7

(5.7)

1

(0.8)

1

(0.8)

0

(0.0)

1

(0.8)

23

(18.9)

0

(0.0)

South Dakota

19

7

(36.8)

7

(36.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

5

(26.3)

0

(0.0)

Tennessee

164

78

(47.6)

60

(36.6)

8

(4.9)

1

(0.6)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

17

(10.4)

0

(0.0)

Texas

1233

761

(61.7)

162

(13.1)

91

(7.4)

139

(11.3)

14

(1.1)

2

(0.2)

9

(0.7)

53

(4.3)

2

(0.2)

Utah

37

27

(73.0)

4

(10.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(5.4)

4

(10.8)

0

(0.0)

Vermont

4

3

(75.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(25.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

Virginia

235

178

(75.7)

28

(11.9)

6

(2.6)

2

(0.9)

0

(0.0)

5

(2.1)

1

(0.4)

13

(5.5)

2

(0.9)

Washington

185

127

(68.6)

30

(16.2)

7

(3.8)

1

(0.5)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(0.5)

14

(7.6)

5

(2.7)

West Virginia

8

3

(37.5)

4

(50.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(12.5)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

Wisconsin

71

40

(56.3)

15

(21.1)

6

(8.5)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(2.8)

7

(9.9)

1

(1.4)

Wyoming

3

2

(66.7)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(33.3)

0

(0.0)

American Samoa3

1

1

(100.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

Fed. States of Micronesia3

173

117

(67.6)

16

(9.2)

31

(17.9)

1

(0.6)

1

(0.6)

1

(0.6)

0

(0.0)

4

(2.3)

2

(1.2)

Guam3

68

29

(42.6)

20

(29.4)

5

(7.4)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

5

(7.4)

9

(13.2)

0

(0.0)

Marshall Islands3

145

124

(85.5)

6

(4.1)

11

(7.6)

2

(1.4)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(1.4)

0

(0.0)

N. Mariana Islands3

21

14

(66.7)

3

(14.3)

1

(4.8)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

2

(9.5)

0

(0.0)

1

(4.8)

Puerto Rico3

71

34

(47.9)

28

(39.4)

4

(5.6)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

1

(1.4)

4

(5.6)

0

(0.0)

Republic of Palau3

4

4

(100.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

U.S. Virgin Islands3

4

1

(25.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

0

(0.0)

3

(75.0)

 

1 Each TB patient has only one primary reason for TB evaluation.

2 Excludes New York City.

3 Not included in U.S. totals.

 
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