Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 20. Tuberculosis Cases and Rates per 100,000 Population, by Hispanic Ethnicity and Non-Hispanic Race, Sex, and Age Group: United States, 2017

Table 20. Tuberculosis Cases and Rates per 100,000 Population, by Hispanic Ethnicity and Non-Hispanic Race, Sex, and Age Group: United States, 2017
Race/Ethnicity and Sex All Ages Age Group
Under 5 5–14 15–24 25–44 45–64 ≥65 Unknown
No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate
Total Cases 9,105 2.8 228 1.1 201 0.5 847 2.0 2,758 3.2 2,758 3.3 2,305 4.5 8
Male 5,584 3.5 114 1.1 102 0.5 491 2.2 1,592 3.7 1,803 4.4 1,482 6.6 0
Female 3,515 2.1 114 1.2 99 0.5 356 1.7 1,166 2.7 955 2.2 823 2.9 2
Unknown 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Hispanic / Latino1 2,568 4.4 99 1.9 86 0.8 303 3.1 830 4.7 734 6.3 515 12.2 1
Male 1,647 5.5 50 1.9 37 0.7 201 4.0 551 6.0 504 8.8 304 16.7 0
Female 921 3.2 49 1.9 49 1.0 102 2.2 279 3.3 230 3.9 211 8.9 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian / Alaska Native 94 3.9 6 3.6 5 1.4 12 3.3 19 2.9 31 5.3 20 7.3 1
Male 45 3.8 1 1.2 3 1.7 6 3.2 13 3.9 12 4.3 10 8.2 0
Female 48 3.9 5 6.2 2 1.2 6 3.3 6 1.8 19 6.2 10 6.7 0
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Asian 3,254 17.7 39 3.9 36 1.7 282 11.9 895 14.6 955 20.8 1,045 46.2 2
Male 1,925 22.0 18 3.5 20 1.9 157 13.1 453 15.5 591 28.0 686 70.3 0
Female 1,328 13.8 21 4.3 16 1.6 125 10.7 442 13.8 364 14.7 359 27.9 1
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Black / African American 1,910 4.7 58 2.1 50 0.9 186 3.0 726 6.3 598 5.9 289 6.3 3
Male 1,118 5.8 28 2.0 28 1.0 91 2.9 404 7.3 386 8.3 181 9.8 0
Female 789 3.7 30 2.2 22 0.8 95 3.1 322 5.4 212 3.9 108 3.9 0
Unknown 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander 110 19.1 10 24.5 18 22.0 14 16.5 37 19.9 22 16.9 9 17.0 0
Male 60 20.7 7 33.5 10 24.1 8 18.5 14 14.6 16 25.0 5 20.2 0
Female 50 17.4 3 15.1 8 19.9 6 14.5 23 25.4 6 9.0 4 14.2 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
White 1,073 0.5 11 0.1 3 0.0 38 0.2 217 0.4 393 0.7 411 1.1 0
Male 724 0.7 8 0.2 2 0.0 20 0.2 134 0.5 275 1.0 285 1.6 0
Female 349 0.3 3 0.1 1 0.0 18 0.2 83 0.3 118 0.4 126 0.6 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple Race2 68 1.0 3 0.3 2 0.1 10 0.7 22 1.4 18 2.0 13 3.4 0
Male 45 1.3 1 0.2 2 0.2 7 1.0 14 1.9 13 3.0 8 4.7 0
Female 23 0.7 2 0.4 0 0.0 3 0.4 8 1.0 5 1.0 5 2.4 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 28 2 1 2 12 7 3 1
Male 20 1 0 1 9 6 3 0
Female 7 1 1 1 3 1 0 0
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 Persons of Hispanic/Latino origin may be of any or multiple race.
2 Indicates two or more races reported for a person, and does not include persons of Hispanic/Latino origin.
Note: Denominators for computing 2017 case rates were obtained from the U.S. Census Annual Estimates of the Resident Population by Sex, Age, Race and Hispanic Origin: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2017 (https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2017/demo/popest/nation-detail.html) accessed June 21, 2018.
Case counts for race categories (American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, black/African American, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, and white) are mutually exclusive and do not include persons of Hispanic/Latino origin or multiple race.
See Technical Notes.

Page last reviewed: October 22, 2018