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|Slide 13. Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2008. Among U.S.-born persons with TB in 2008, 42% were non-Hispanic black or African-American, 33% were non-Hispanic white, 17% were Hispanic or Latino, 3% were Asian, 3% were American Indian or Alaska Native, and 1% were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Among the foreign-born, 43% were Asian, 38% were Hispanic or Latino, 14% were non-Hispanic black or African-American, and 5% were non-Hispanic white. Cases among American Indians or Alaska Natives and among Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders constituted less
than 1%, respectively, of the cases among the foreign-born and are not shown. Persons reporting two or more races totaled less than 1% of all cases.
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