Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 36. Primary Reason for Tuberculosis Evaluation1 : Reporting Areas, 2017

Table 36. Primary Reason for Tuberculosis Evaluation: Reporting Areas, 2017
Reporting Area Total Cases TB Symptoms Abnormal Chest Radiograph Contact Investigation Targeted Testing Healthcare Worker Administrative Testing Immigrant Medical Exam Incidental Lab Result Unknown/Missing
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
United States 9,105 5,192 (57.0) 1,734 (19.0) 384 (4.2) 344 (3.8) 19 (0.2) 70 (0.8) 209 (2.3) 1,047 (11.5) 106 (1.2)
Alabama 120 56 (46.7) 31 (25.8) 12 (10.0) 0 (0) 1 (0.8) 1 (0.8) 0 (0) 19 (15.8) 0 (0)
Alaska 53 23 (43.4) 7 (13.2) 11 (20.8) 8 (15.1) 0 (0) 1 (1.9) 1 (1.9) 2 (3.8) 0 (0)
Arizona 188 88 (46.8) 30 (16.0) 11 (5.9) 37 (19.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (2.1) 18 (9.6) 0 (0)
Arkansas 85 30 (35.3) 13 (15.3) 21 (24.7) 8 (9.4) 1 (1.2) 0 (0) 1 (1.2) 11 (12.9) 0 (0)
California 2,057 1332 (64.8) 348 (16.9) 70 (3.4) 44 (2.1) 3 (0.1) 20 (1.0) 41 (2.0) 182 (8.8) 17 (0.8)
Colorado 84 64 (76.2) 6 (7.1) 4 (4.8) 2 (2.4) 1 (1.2) 0 (0) 4 (4.8) 3 (3.6) 0 (0)
Connecticut 63 49 (77.8) 4 (6.3) 2 (3.2) 0 (0.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1.6) 4 (6.3) 3 (4.8)
Delaware 15 6 (40.0) 7 (46.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (13.3) 0 (0)
District of Columbia 36 30 (83.3) 1 (2.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (13.9) 0 (0)
Florida 549 224 (40.8) 169 (30.8) 21 (3.8) 11 (2.0) 1 (0.2) 4 (0.7) 12 (2.2) 107 (19.5) 0 (0)
Georgia 294 135 (45.9) 71 (24.1) 27 (9.2) 12 (4.1) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 8 (2.7) 35 (11.9) 4 (1.4)
Hawaii 116 65 (56.0) 18 (15.5) 2 (1.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 8 (6.9) 10 (8.6) 13 (11.2) 0 (0)
Idaho 10 3 (30.0) 3 (30.0) 0 (0) 1 (10.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (20.0) 1 (10.0) 0 (0)
Illinois 335 204 (60.9) 63 (18.8) 11 (3.3) 8 (2.4) 2 (0.6) 6 (1.8) 10 (3.0) 31 (9.3) 0 (0)
Indiana 100 53 (53.0) 17 (17.0) 5 (5.0) 4 (4.0) 1 (1.0) 0 (0) 6 (6.0) 14 (14.0) 0 (0)
Iowa 47 37 (78.7) 1 (2.1) 0 (0) 2 (4.3) 1 (2.1) 4 (8.5) 1 (2.1) 1 (2.1) 0 (0)
Kansas 29 12 (41.4) 4 (13.8) 1 (3.4) 1 (3.4) 0 (0) 1 (3.4) 1 (3.4) 9 (31.0) 0 (0)
Kentucky 65 38 (58.5) 13 (20.0) 3 (4.6) 1 (1.5) 0 (0) 1 (1.5) 0 (0) 9 (13.8) 0 (0)
Louisiana 141 68 (48.2) 41 (29.1) 18 (12.8) 1 (0.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.7) 12 (8.5) 0 (0)
Maine 14 13 (92.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0) 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0)
Maryland 207 117 (56.5) 38 (18.4) 8 (3.9) 11 (5.3) 2 (1.0) 3 (1.4) 6 (2.9) 16 (7.7) 6 (2.9)
Massachusetts 210 123 (58.6) 74 (35.2) 2 (1.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0.0) 8 (3.8) 3 (1.4)
Michigan 133 69 (51.9) 34 (25.6) 5 (3.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (3.0) 21 (15.8) 0 (0)
Minnesota 178 139 (78.1) 5 (2.8) 25 (14.0) 3 (1.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (2.8) 1 (0.6) 0 (0)
Mississippi 53 11 (20.8) 19 (35.8) 2 (3.8) 3 (5.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 18 (34.0) 0 (0)
Missouri 87 44 (50.6) 2 (2.3) 2 (2.3) 2 (2.3) 0 (0) 1 (1.1) 1 (1.1) 4 (4.6) 31 (35.6)
Montana 3 3 (100.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Nebraska 21 10 (47.6) 3 (14.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (9.5) 6 (28.6)
Nevada 80 40 (50.0) 17 (21.3) 1 (1.3) 2 (2.5) 0 (0) 3 (3.8) 7 (8.8) 10 (12.5) 0 (0)
New Hampshire 19 11 (57.9) 4 (21.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 2 (10.5)
New Jersey 284 154 (54.2) 53 (18.7) 11 (3.9) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0.7) 4 (1.4) 60 (21.1) 0 (0)
New Mexico 37 14 (37.8) 9 (24.3) 1 (2.7) 4 (10.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (5.4) 7 (18.9) 0 (0)
New York State2 193 91 (47.2) 45 (23.3) 3 (1.6) 4 (2.1) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 7 (3.6) 37 (19.2) 5 (2.6)
New York City 613 392 (63.9) 105 (17.1) 8 (1.3) 33 (5.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 7 (1.1) 64 (10.4) 4 (0.7)
North Carolina 213 92 (43.2) 58 (27.2) 3 (1.4) 5 (2.3) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 3 (1.4) 51 (23.9) 0 (0)
North Dakota 14 7 (50.0) 4 (28.6) 2 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (7.1) 0 (0)
Ohio 151 65 (43.0) 48 (31.8) 1 (0.7) 2 (1.3) 1 (0.7) 0 (0) 4 (2.6) 30 (19.9) 0 (0)
Oklahoma 54 29 (53.7) 9 (16.7) 6 (11.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (5.6) 1 (1.9) 6 (11.1) 0 (0)
Oregon 69 58 (84.1) 5 (7.2) 1 (1.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1.4) 0 (0.0) 4 (5.8)
Pennsylvania 192 106 (55.2) 51 (26.6) 3 (1.6) 2 (1.0) 0 (0) 2 (1.0) 9 (4.7) 19 (9.9) 0 (0)
Rhode Island 13 8 (61.5) 4 (30.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 0 (0)
South Carolina 101 46 (45.5) 28 (27.7) 7 (6.9) 1 (1.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 18 (17.8) 1 (1.0)
South Dakota 14 5 (35.7) 7 (50.0) 1 (7.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (7.1) 0 (0)
Tennessee 128 62 (48.4) 36 (28.1) 6 (4.7) 1 (0.8) 0 (0) 1 (0.8) 2 (1.6) 20 (15.6) 0 (0)
Texas 1,127 644 (57.1) 135 (12.0) 53 (4.7) 128 (11.4) 3 (0.3) 2 (0.2) 35 (3.1) 113 (10.0) 14 (1.2)
Utah 29 18 (62.1) 4 (13.8) 3 (10.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (6.9) 2 (6.9) 0 (0)
Vermont 3 1 (33.3) 2 (66.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Virginia 204 151 (74.0) 30 (14.7) 6 (2.9) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5) 2 (1.0) 13 (6.4) 0 (0)
Washington 207 108 (52.2) 45 (21.7) 5 (2.4) 2 (1.0) 0 (0) 2 (1.0) 2 (1.0) 37 (17.9) 6 (2.9)
West Virginia 16 11 (68.8) 2 (12.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (18.8) 0 (0)
Wisconsin 49 32 (65.3) 11 (22.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (4.1) 4 (8.2) 0 (0)
Wyoming 2 1 (50.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (50.0) 0 (0)
American Samoa3 2 2 (100.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Fed. States of Micronesia3 143 91 (63.6) 1 (0.7) 42 (29.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.7) 0 (0.0) 7 (4.9) 1 (0.7)
Guam3 84 52 (61.9) 17 (20.2) 13 (15.5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (1.2) 1 (1.2) 0 (0)
Marshall Islands3 187 104 (55.6) 54 (28.9) 13 (7.0) 13 (7.0) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) 1 (0.5)
N. Mariana Islands3 36 24 (66.7) 11 (30.6) 1 (2.8) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Puerto Rico3 40 11 (27.5) 24 (60.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.5) 0 (0) 4 (10.0) 0 (0)
Republic of Palau3 20 13 (65.0) 1 (5.0) 3 (15.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (5.0) 2 (10.0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
U.S. Virgin Islands3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 Each TB patient has only one primary reason for TB evaluation.
2 Excludes New York City.
3 Not included in U.S. totals.
Note: Ellipses (…) indicate that the percentage cannot be calculated, and the denominator is 0.

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