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|Slide 12. Trends in TB Cases in Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1988–2008. This slide shows trends in TB cases in foreign-born persons in the United States from 1988 through 2007. The number of TB cases in foreign-born persons increased from nearly 5,000 in 1988 to 7,000–8,000 each year since 1991. The percentage
of TB cases accounted for by foreign-born persons increased from 22% in 1988 to 59% in 2008.
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