Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 13. Deaths Among Reported Tuberculosis Cases: United States, 2010–2015

Table 13. Deaths Among Reported Tuberculosis Cases: United States, 2010–2015
Year Total Dead at Diagnosis Died after Diagnosis
Total Deaths Reported Deaths Related to TB Disease or Therapy 1 Total Dead at TB Diagnosis TB a Cause of Death TB Not a Cause of Death Cause of Death Unknown/Missing Total died during therapy Related to TB Therapy/Disease 2 Unrelated to TB Therapy/Disease Cause of Death Unknown/Missing
No. No. (%) No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
2010 917 320 (34.9) 246 79 (32.1) 124 (50.4) 43 (17.5) 671 241 (35.9) 313 (46.6) 117 (17.4)
2011 947 349 (36.9) 241 89 (36.9) 102 (42.3) 50 (20.7) 706 260 (36.8) 317 (44.9) 129 (18.3)
2012 836 280 (33.5) 212 65 (30.7) 98 (46.2) 49 (23.1) 624 215 (34.5) 297 (47.6) 112 (17.9)
2013 812 285 (35.1) 213 64 (30.0) 110 (51.6) 39 (18.3) 599 221 (36.9) 292 (48.7) 86 (14.4)
2014 774 287 (37.1) 195 62 (31.8) 100 (51.3) 33 (16.9) 579 225 (38.9) 252 (43.5) 102 (17.6)
2015 792 281 (35.5) 208 64 (30.8) 102 (49.0) 42 (20.2) 584 217 (37.2) 269 (46.1) 98 (16.8)

1  Includes patients who were dead at diagnosis or died during therapy, for which TB or TB therapy was indicated as a cause of death.
11 patient deaths were related to TB therapy in 2015.

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