Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 12. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Reason Tuberculosis Therapy Was Stopped: United States, 1993–2015

Table 12. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Reason Tuberculosis Therapy Was Stopped: United States, 1993–2015
Year Total cases 1 Completed Therapy Adverse event Moved 2 Lost Refused Died 3 Unknown 4
No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
1993 23,740 18,043 (76.0) 0 (0.0) 1,120 (4.7) 1,086 (4.6) 223 (0.9) 3,053 (12.9) 215 (0.9)
1994 23,052 17,764 (77.1) 0 (0.0) 1,194 (5.2) 740 (3.2) 183 (0.8) 2,743 (11.9) 428 (1.9)
1995 21,705 17,306 (79.7) 0 (0.0) 969 (4.5) 570 (2.6) 155 (0.7) 2,396 (11.0) 309 (1.4)
1996 20,298 16,528 (81.4) 0 (0.0) 783 (3.9) 525 (2.6) 156 (0.8) 1,998 (9.8) 308 (1.5)
1997 18,930 15,673 (82.8) 0 (0.0) 667 (3.5) 444 (2.3) 119 (0.6) 1,755 (9.3) 272 (1.4)
1998 17,583 14,766 (84.0) 0 (0.0) 533 (3.0) 411 (2.3) 104 (0.6) 1,579 (9.0) 190 (1.1)
1999 16,861 14,234 (84.4) 0 (0.0) 456 (2.7) 359 (2.1) 104 (0.6) 1,437 (8.5) 271 (1.6)
2000 15,784 13,407 (84.9) 0 (0.0) 406 (2.6) 397 (2.5) 112 (0.7) 1,294 (8.2) 168 (1.1)
2001 15,409 13,242 (85.9) 0 (0.0) 378 (2.5) 402 (2.6) 99 (0.6) 1,121 (7.3) 167 (1.1)
2002 14,564 12,482 (85.7) 0 (0.0) 336 (2.3) 412 (2.8) 87 (0.6) 1,080 (7.4) 167 (1.1)
2003 14,379 12,418 (86.4) 0 (0.0) 313 (2.2) 390 (2.7) 84 (0.6) 994 (6.9) 180 (1.3)
2004 14,080 12,118 (86.1) 0 (0.0) 337 (2.4) 370 (2.6) 82 (0.6) 975 (6.9) 198 (1.4)
2005 13,677 11,727 (85.7) 1 (0.0) 323 (2.4) 340 (2.5) 90 (0.7) 986 (7.2) 210 (1.5)
2006 13,316 11,540 (86.7) 0 (0.0) 292 (2.2) 358 (2.7) 79 (0.6) 939 (7.1) 108 (0.8)
2007 12,905 11,346 (87.9) 0 (0.0) 241 (1.9) 327 (2.5) 73 (0.6) 819 (6.3) 99 (0.8)
2008 12,549 10,886 (86.7) 7 (0.1) 256 (2.0) 329 (2.6) 77 (0.6) 843 (6.7) 151 (1.2)
2009 11,179 9,826 (87.9) 22 (0.2) 96 (0.9) 165 (1.5) 82 (0.7) 682 (6.1) 306 (2.7)
2010 10,780 9,490 (88.0) 31 (0.3) 161 (1.5) 62 (0.6) 658 (6.1) 378 (3.5)
2011 10,204 8,984 (88.0) 28 (0.3) 126 (1.2) 70 (0.7) 688 (6.7) 308 (3.0)
2012 9,671 8,509 (88.0) 31 (0.3) 123 (1.3) 58 (0.6) 611 (6.3) 339 (3.5)
2013 9,280 8,181 (88.2) 40 (0.4) 101 (1.1) 68 (0.7) 582 (6.3) 308 (3.3)
2014 9,162 8,134 (88.8) 18 (0.2) 83 (0.9) 83 (0.9) 567 (6.2) 277 (3.0)
2015 9,288 8,133 (87.6) 17 (0.2) 108 (1.2) 71 (0.8) 572 (6.2) 387 (4.2)

1 Includes all cases in persons reported as alive at diagnosis and taking one or more TB drugs.
2 In 2009, the “moved” response option was removed from the RVCT’s reason therapy stopped variable; however, not all reporting jurisdictions had transitioned to this new variable until 2010; see Technical Notes for details.
3 Died = died of any cause (not only TB).
4 Includes cases in persons reporting reason therapy stopped = other, missing, unknown, or moved (from 2010).
Note: Data for all years are updated through June 1, 2018.
Data complete to 2015. See Technical Notes for details.

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