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Table 6. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Foreign-born Persons1 by the Top 30 Countries2 of Birth: United States, 2008–2012

Country of Origin Year
2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)

Total Cases

6274

(100)

6527

(100)

6770

(100)

6934

(100)

7604

(100)

Mexico

1,308

(21)

1,450

(22)

1,541

(23)

1,594

(23)

1,763

(23)

Philippines

773

(12)

757

(12)

756

(11)

806

(12)

860

(11)

India

532

(8)

509

(8)

584

(9)

541

(8)

598

(8)

Viet Nam

456

(7)

549

(8)

542

(8)

532

(8)

583

(8)

China

351

(6)

378

(6)

370

(5)

344

(5)

405

(5)

Guatemala

193

(3)

172

(3)

198

(3)

214

(3)

252

(3)

Haiti

197

(3)

189

(3)

195

(3)

207

(3)

237

(3)

Ethiopia

162

(3)

153

(2)

161

(2)

172

(2)

183

(2)

Honduras

126

(2)

128

(2)

143

(2)

151

(2)

195

(3)

Korea, Republic of

106

(2)

131

(2)

120

(2)

156

(2)

150

(2)

Somalia

101

(2)

116

(2)

125

(2)

112

(2)

151

(2)

El Salvador

116

(2)

103

(2)

116

(2)

118

(2)

147

(2)

Myanmar

116

(2)

92

(1)

116

(2)

104

(2)

108

(1)

Peru

79

(1)

93

(1)

111

(2)

94

(1)

144

(2)

Ecuador

65

(1)

79

(1)

84

(1)

99

(1)

114

(2)

Cambodia

78

(1)

91

(1)

70

(1)

99

(1)

77

(1)

Pakistan

68

(1)

87

(1)

74

(1)

84

(1)

87

(1)

Dominican Republic

74

(1)

75

(1)

85

(1)

71

(1)

88

(1)

Nepal

82

(1)

77

(1)

64

(1)

74

(1)

70

(1)

Kenya

58

(1)

75

(1)

63

(1)

73

(1)

82

(1)

Laos

64

(1)

62

(1)

70

(1)

60

(1)

68

(1)

Bangladesh

54

(1)

66

(1)

58

(1)

44

(1)

55

(1)

Nigeria

58

(1)

52

(1)

43

(1)

46

(1)

50

(1)

Thailand

33

(1)

37

(1)

47

(1)

57

(1)

62

(1)

Indonesia

41

(1)

32

(0)

58

(1)

34

(0)

30

(0)

Colombia

25

(0)

32

(0)

43

(1)

40

(1)

43

(1)

Cuba

30

(0)

40

(1)

33

(0)

36

(1)

42

(1)

Bhutan

57

(1)

39

(1)

37

(1)

33

(0)

8

(0)

Korea, Dem. Peoples Republic

50

(1)

38

(1)

35

(1)

16

(0)

27

(0)

Liberia

33

(1)

28

(0)

36

(1)

33

(0)

33

(0)

All Others

788

(13)

797

(12)

792

(12)

890

(13)

892

(12)

 

1 Includes 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.

2 The top 30 countries were selected based on their ranked 5-year average number of TB cases.

3 Includes Not Specified for Country of Origin.

Note: Zero (0) denotes <0.5%.

Data for all years updated through June 10, 2013.

 
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