Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 22. Tuberculosis Cases Among Non-U.S.–Born Persons1, by Hispanic Ethnicity and Non-Hispanic Race, Sex, and Age Group: United States, 2017

Table 22. Tuberculosis Cases Among Non-U.S.–Born Persons, by Hispanic Ethnicity and Non-Hispanic Race, Sex, and Age Group: United States, 2017
Race/Ethnicity and Sex Age Group
All Ages Under 5 5–14 15–24 25–44 45–64 ≥65 Unknown
Total Cases 6,384 22 72 589 2,136 1,905 1,655 5
Male 3,866 13 38 360 1,203 1,200 1,052 0
Female 2,515 9 34 229 933 705 603 2
Unknown 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Hispanic or Latino2 1,967 6 21 194 672 638 435 1
Male 1,284 3 11 143 440 431 256 0
Female 683 3 10 51 232 207 179 1
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Male 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Female 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Asian 3,115 8 18 251 866 946 1,024 2
Male 1,860 4 9 143 443 585 676 0
Female 1,254 4 9 108 423 361 348 1
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Black/African American 900 7 27 114 464 204 83 1
Male 475 5 14 57 244 106 49 0
Female 424 2 13 57 220 98 34 0
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 65 0 6 7 28 19 5 0
Male 33 0 4 4 10 13 2 0
Female 32 0 2 3 18 6 3 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
White 270 1 0 12 78 83 96 0
Male 165 1 0 5 46 53 60 0
Female 105 0 0 7 32 30 36 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple Race3 42 0 0 9 15 9 9 0
Male 31 0 0 7 11 7 6 0
Female 11 0 0 2 4 2 3 0
Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 23 0 0 2 11 6 3 1
Male 17 0 0 1 8 5 3 0
Female 5 0 0 1 3 1 0 0
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 Includes persons born outside the United States (including the U.S. territories), except persons born to a U.S. citizen parent.
2 Persons of Hispanic ethnicity may be of any race or multiple race.
3 Indicates two or more races reported for a person and does not include persons of Hispanic/Latino origin.
Note: 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 ethnicity or multiple race.
See Technical Notes.

Page last reviewed: October 22, 2018