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Table 5. Tuberculosis Cases, Percentages, and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Origin of Birth: United States, 1993–2012

Year Total Cases U.S.-born Persons Foreign-born Persons1 Unknown or Missing
No. (%) Rate No. (%) Rate No. (%)

1993

25103

17435

(69)

7.4

7402

(29)

34.0

266

(1)

1994

24205

16191

(67)

6.8

7750

(32)

36.0

264

(1)

1995

22727

14676

(65)

6.1

7998

(35)

38.0

53

(0)

1996

21210

13398

(63)

5.6

7739

(36)

32.0

73

(0)

1997

19751

11935

(60)

4.9

7742

(39)

30.8

74

(0)

1998

18287

10634

(58)

4.4

7599

(42)

28.8

54

(0)

1999

17499

9805

(56)

4.0

7602

(43)

28.1

92

(1)

2000

16309

8648

(53)

3.5

7619

(47)

26.4

42

(0)

2001

15945

7872

(49)

3.2

8010

(50)

27.6

63

(0)

2002

15055

7282

(48)

2.9

7718

(51)

25.5

55

(0)

2003

14835

6861

(46)

2.7

7929

(53)

23.8

45

(0)

2004

14498

6631

(46)

2.6

7845

(54)

23.1

22

(0)

2005

14061

6306

(45)

2.5

7724

(55)

22.2

31

(0)

2006

13727

5888

(43)

2.3

7815

(57)

21.6

24

(0)

2007

13282

5481

(41)

2.1

7731

(58)

20.8

70

(1)

2008

12895

5282

(41)

2.0

7604

(59)

20.1

9

(0)

2009

11520

4566

(40)

1.7

6934

(60)

18.6

20

(0)

2010

11163

4381

(39)

1.6

6770

(61)

17.6

12

(0)

2011

10517

3984

(38)

1.5

6527

(62)

16.9

6

(0)

2012

9945

3659

(37)

1.4

6274

(63)

15.9

12

(0)

 

1Includes 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.

Note: Denominators for computing rates for years 1993–1994 were obtained from Quarterly Estimates of the United States Foreign-born and Native Resident Populations: April 1, 1990–July 1, 1999 (accessed August 12, 2013). Denominators for computing the 1995–2012 rates are based on the U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (July Supplement) via Data Ferret.

Data for all years updated through June 10, 2013.

See Technical Notes

Zero % (0) denotes <0.5%.

See Surveillance Slides #13, #14, #17, and #18.

 
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