Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 19. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Non-U.S.–Born Persons1, by the Top 30 Countries of Birth and Years in the United States Before TB Diagnosis: United States, 2017

Table 19. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Non-U.S.–Born Persons, by the Top 30 Countries of Birth and Years in the United States Before TB Diagnosis: United States, 2017
Country of Origin2  Total Cases No. Years in United States3
<1 1–4 5–9 10–19  ≥20 Unknown/Missing
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Total 6,384 1,040 (16.3) 1,062 (16.6) 764 (12.0) 1,153 (18.1) 1,738 (27.2) 627 (9.8)
Mexico 1,210 145 (12.0) 98 (8.1) 104 (8.6) 254 (21.0) 447 (36.9) 162 (13.4)
Philippines 795 86 (10.8) 99 (12.5) 88 (11.1) 168 (21.1) 266 (33.5) 88 (11.1)
India 600 100 (16.7) 149 (24.8) 75 (12.5) 110 (18.3) 108 (18.0) 58 (9.7)
Vietnam 538 57 (10.6) 69 (12.8) 65 (12.1) 75 (13.9) 212 (39.4) 60 (11.2)
China 402 33 (8.2) 73 (18.2) 72 (17.9) 74 (18.4) 124 (30.8) 26 (6.5)
Guatemala 180 35 (19.4) 32 (17.8) 33 (18.3) 40 (22.2) 25 (13.9) 15 (8.3)
Haiti 165 58 (35.2) 22 (13.3) 21 (12.7) 28 (17.0) 24 (14.5) 12 (7.3)
Ethiopia 155 37 (23.9) 38 (24.5) 36 (23.2) 25 (16.1) 3 (1.9) 16 (10.3)
Honduras 130 44 (33.8) 24 (18.5) 12 (9.2) 24 (18.5) 21 (16.2) 5 (3.8)
Myanmar 123 31 (25.2) 32 (26.0) 29 (23.6) 11 (8.9) 9 (7.3) 11 (8.9)
El Salvador 100 15 (15.0) 16 (16.0) 6 (6.0) 20 (20.0) 34 (34.0) 9 (9.0)
Somalia 97 19 (19.6) 29 (29.9) 13 (13.4) 28 (28.9) 6 (6.2) 2 (2.1)
Pakistan 86 14 (16.3) 17 (19.8) 7 (8.1) 14 (16.3) 30 (34.9) 4 (4.7)
Nigeria 85 30 (35.3) 31 (36.5) 3 (3.5) 7 (8.2) 9 (10.6) 5 (5.9)
Korea, Republic of 84 4 (4.8) 4 (4.8) 4 (4.8) 24 (28.6) 45 (53.6) 3 (3.6)
Ecuador 82 11 (13.4) 16 (19.5) 11 (13.4) 20 (24.4) 18 (22.0) 6 (7.3)
Nepal 80 25 (31.3) 31 (38.8) 12 (15.0) 5 (6.3) 1 (1.3) 6 (7.5)
Laos 73 2 (2.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 8 (11.0) 50 (68.5) 13 (17.8)
Bangladesh 70 13 (18.6) 20 (28.6) 18 (25.7) 10 (14.3) 6 (8.6) 3 (4.3)
Dominican Republic 69 9 (13.0) 12 (17.4) 3 (4.3) 17 (24.6) 20 (29.0) 8 (11.6)
Cambodia 64 7 (10.9) 4 (6.3) 5 (7.8) 10 (15.6) 28 (43.8) 10 (15.6)
Peru 63 11 (17.5) 13 (20.6) 5 (7.9) 17 (27.0) 14 (22.2) 3 (4.8)
Bhutan 54 8 (14.8) 19 (35.2) 25 (46.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (3.7)
Kenya 46 14 (30.4) 16 (34.8) 5 (10.9) 6 (13.0) 1 (2.2) 4 (8.7)
Marshall Islands 46 11 (23.9) 13 (28.3) 7 (15.2) 5 (10.9) 3 (6.5) 7 (15.2)
Congo 42 20 (47.6) 19 (45.2) 2 (4.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.4)
Afghanistan 38 16 (42.1) 5 (13.2) 0 (0.0) 4 (10.5) 8 (21.1) 5 (13.2)
Colombia 37 5 (13.5) 4 (10.8) 3 (8.1) 7 (18.9) 14 (37.8) 4 (10.8)
Thailand 35 3 (8.6) 2 (5.7) 8 (22.9) 9 (25.7) 9 (25.7) 4 (11.4)
Liberia 33 10 (30.3) 10 (30.3) 4 (12.1) 4 (12.1) 0 (0.0) 5 (15.2)
All Others4                  802 167 (20.8) 145 (18.1) 88 (11.0) 129 (16.1) 203 (25.3) 70 (8.7)

1 Includes persons born outside the United States (including the U.S. territories), except persons born to at least one U.S. citizen parent.
2 Ranked by total case count.
3 Among non-U.S.–born persons, the number of years since arrival in the United States before diagnosis with tuberculosis.
4 Includes not specified for country of origin.

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