Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 43. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Primary Occupation, Ages >15 Years: Reporting Areas, 2017

Table 43. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Primary Occupation, Ages >15 Years: Reporting Areas, 2017
Reporting Area Total Cases Cases with Information on Occupation Percentage of Cases by Occupation1
No. (%) Unemployed Healthcare Worker Correctional Employee Migrant worker Retired Not Seeking Employment Other
United States 8,668 8,404 (97.0) (22.7) (4.0) (0.1) (1.3) (17.3) (16.9) (37.7)
Alabama 108 108 (100.0) (15.7) (0) (0.9) (0.9) (14.8) (25.9) (41.7)
Alaska 46 45 (97.8) (35.6) (4.4) (0) (4.4) (4.4) (31.1) (20.0)
Arizona 173 160 (92.5) (14.4) (5.6) (0) (1.9) (18.8) (21.9) (37.5)
Arkansas 68 68 (100.0) (27.9) (8.8) (0) (0) (20.6) (11.8) (30.9)
California 1,979 1,943 (98.2) (16.8) (4.6) (0) (1.9) (25.0) (18.5) (33.2)
Colorado 80 80 (100.0) (11.3) (1.3) (0) (2.5) (11.3) (31.3) (42.5)
Connecticut 60 59 (98.3) (11.9) (5.1) (0) (1.7) (27.1) (13.6) (40.7)
Delaware 15 14 (93.3) (28.6) (0) (0) (0) (28.6) (14.3) (28.6)
District of Columbia 35 35 (100.0) (65.7) (0) (0) (0) (11.4) (0) (22.9)
Florida 537 450 (83.8) (54.2) (3.6) (0) (1.3) (5.8) (1.1) (34.0)
Georgia 272 262 (96.3) (30.5) (0.8) (0) (1.1) (11.1) (14.9) (41.6)
Hawaii 112 110 (98.2) (15.5) (5.5) (0) (0) (25.5) (10.0) (43.6)
Idaho 8 8 (100.0) (0) (0) (0) (12.5) (12.5) (12.5) (62.5)
Illinois 322 317 (98.4) (13.9) (4.1) (0) (2.2) (21.8) (21.1) (36.9)
Indiana 94 94 (100.0) (18.1) (2.1) (0) (0) (20.2) (17.0) (42.6)
Iowa 45 45 (100.0) (4.4) (4.4) (0) (0) (15.6) (22.2) (53.3)
Kansas 29 29 (100.0) (0.0) (24.1) (0) (0) (20.7) (10.3) (44.8)
Kentucky 60 60 (100.0) (10.0) (1.7) (0) (3.3) (18.3) (33.3) (33.3)
Louisiana 129 114 (88.4) (9.6) (1.8) (0) (1.8) (12.3) (29.8) (44.7)
Maine 13 13 (100.0) (7.7) (7.7) (0) (7.7) (15.4) (23.1) (38.5)
Maryland 199 193 (97.0) (9.8) (9.3) (0) (1.6) (10.9) (20.2) (48.2)
Massachusetts 199 188 (94.5) (30.3) (4.8) (0) (0) (20.2) (9.0) (35.6)
Michigan 125 124 (99.2) (56.5) (4.0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (39.5)
Minnesota 155 154 (99.4) (10.4) (3.9) (0) (0.6) (11.0) (39.0) (35.1)
Mississippi 51 51 (100.0) (51.0) (0) (0) (0) (17.6) (7.8) (23.5)
Missouri 80 75 (93.8) (24.0) (6.7) (1.3) (1.3) (22.7) (20.0) (24.0)
Montana 3 3 (100.0) (0) (33.3) (0) (0) (33.3) (0) (33.3)
Nebraska 20 11 (55.0) (36.4) (0) (0) (0) (0) (9.1) (54.5)
Nevada 79 79 (100.0) (17.7) (8.9) (1.3) (0) (27.8) (7.6) (36.7)
New Hampshire 19 19 (100.0) (15.8) (5.3) (0) (5.3) (31.6) (0) (42.1)
New Jersey 266 266 (100.0) (19.2) (3.0) (0) (0.4) (11.7) (22.9) (42.9)
New Mexico 37 31 (83.8) (12.9) (3.2) (0) (0) (22.6) (29.0) (32.3)
New York State2 185 180 (97.3) (26.7) (7.2) (0) (1.1) (25.6) (5.6) (33.9)
New York City 598 587 (98.2) (31.7) (2.9) (0) (2.4) (14.8) (5.5) (42.8)
North Carolina 201 201 (100.0) (21.9) (2.0) (0.5) (1.5) (20.4) (10.0) (43.8)
North Dakota 14 14 (100.0) (28.6) (7.1) (0) (0) (7.1) (35.7) (21.4)
Ohio 150 150 (100.0) (24.7) (2.0) (0) (0.7) (14.7) (22.0) (36.0)
Oklahoma 49 46 (93.9) (37.0) (0) (0) (0.0) (15.2) (2.2) (45.7)
Oregon 69 69 (100.0) (18.8) (1.4) (0) (4.3) (23.2) (13.0) (39.1)
Pennsylvania 190 188 (98.9) (21.3) (1.1) (0) (1.1) (22.3) (15.4) (38.8)
Rhode Island 12 12 (100.0) (16.7) (8.3) (0) (0) (16.7) (16.7) (41.7)
South Carolina 94 93 (98.9) (26.9) (1.1) (0) (0) (20.4) (7.5) (44.1)
South Dakota 14 14 (100.0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (7.1) (64.3) (28.6)
Tennessee 120 120 (100.0) (10.0) (3.3) (0) (2.5) (16.7) (26.7) (40.8)
Texas 1,070 1,052 (98.3) (27.8) (3.1) (0.6) (0.2) (10.3) (21.5) (36.6)
Utah 22 22 (100.0) (22.7) (4.5) (0) (0) (4.5) (0) (68.2)
Vermont 3 3 (100.0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (66.7) (33.3)
Virginia 195 195 (100.0) (8.7) (5.6) (0) (0) (16.9) (17.4) (51.3)
Washington 199 185 (93.0) (6.5) (8.6) (0) (2.2) (16.8) (25.4) (40.5)
West Virginia 16 16 (100.0) (6.3) (0) (0) (0) (31.3) (31.3) (31.3)
Wisconsin 47 47 (100.0) (10.6) (0) (0) (0) (25.5) (29.8) (34.0)
Wyoming 2 2 (100.0) (0) (50.0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (50.0)
American Samoa3 2 2 (100.0) (50.0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (0) (50.0)
Fed. States of Micronesia3 91 88 (96.7) (63.6) (2.3) (0) (1.1) (2.3) (15.9) (14.8)
Guam3 75 74 (98.7) (9.5) (5.4) (0) (0) (8.1) (27.0) (50.0)
Marshall Islands3 147 145 (98.6) (47.6) (0.7) (1.4) (0) (5.5) (17.9) (26.9)
N. Mariana Islands3 32 32 (100.0) (0) (3.1) (0) (65.6) (3.1) (12.5) (15.6)
Puerto Rico3 39 39 (100.0) (20.5) (2.6) (0) (0) (30.8) (35.9) (10.3)
Republic of Palau3 18 18 (100.0) (22.2) (0) (0) (38.9) (0) (16.7) (22.2)
U.S. Virgin Islands3 0 0

1Occupation within past 12 months of TB diagnosis. Percentage based on 52 reporting areas (50 states, New York City, and the District of Columbia).
2Excludes New York City.
3Not included in U.S. totals.
Note:  Ellipses (…) indicate that the percentage cannot be calculated, and the denominator is 0.

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