Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2017

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Table 6. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Non-U.S.–Born Persons1 by the Top 30 Countries2 of Birth: United States, 2013–2017

Table 6. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages Among Non-U.S.–Born Persons by the Top 30 Countries2 of Birth: United States, 2013–2017
Country of Birth Year
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Total Cases 6,384 (100.0) 6,356 (100.0) 6,406 (100.0) 6,264 (100.0) 6,222 (100.0)
Mexico 1,210 (19.0) 1,191 (18.7) 1,255 (19.6) 1,281 (20.5) 1,247 (20.0)
Philippines 795 (12.5) 792 (12.5) 818 (12.8) 756 (12.1) 781 (12.6)
India 600 (9.4) 593 (9.3) 582 (9.1) 479 (7.6) 495 (8.0)
Vietnam 538 (8.4) 493 (7.8) 524 (8.2) 500 (8.0) 457 (7.3)
China 402 (6.3) 383 (6.0) 425 (6.6) 420 (6.7) 376 (6.0)
Guatemala 180 (2.8) 191 (3.0) 189 (3.0) 180 (2.9) 214 (3.4)
Haiti 165 (2.6) 169 (2.7) 167 (2.6) 165 (2.6) 171 (2.7)
Ethiopia 155 (2.4) 151 (2.4) 144 (2.2) 142 (2.3) 159 (2.6)
Honduras 130 (2.0) 149 (2.3) 140 (2.2) 142 (2.3) 122 (2.0)
Myanmar 123 (1.9) 125 (2.0) 120 (1.9) 102 (1.6) 105 (1.7)
El Salvador 100 (1.6) 117 (1.8) 110 (1.7) 97 (1.5) 96 (1.5)
Somalia 97 (1.5) 102 (1.6) 85 (1.3) 105 (1.7) 87 (1.4)
Korea, Republic of 84 (1.3) 97 (1.5) 90 (1.4) 92 (1.5) 99 (1.6)
Pakistan 86 (1.3) 84 (1.3) 85 (1.3) 89 (1.4) 78 (1.3)
Nepal 80 (1.3) 104 (1.6) 79 (1.2) 78 (1.2) 72 (1.2)
Peru 63 (1.0) 67 (1.1) 82 (1.3) 91 (1.5) 91 (1.5)
Ecuador 82 (1.3) 69 (1.1) 71 (1.1) 74 (1.2) 80 (1.3)
Laos 73 (1.1) 70 (1.1) 68 (1.1) 70 (1.1) 89 (1.4)
Nigeria 85 (1.3) 91 (1.4) 74 (1.2) 51 (0.8) 68 (1.1)
Cambodia 64 (1.0) 67 (1.1) 87 (1.4) 74 (1.2) 71 (1.1)
Dominican Republic 69 (1.1) 60 (0.9) 64 (1.0) 68 (1.1) 62 (1.0)
Bangladesh 70 (1.1) 60 (0.9) 67 (1.0) 42 (0.7) 71 (1.1)
Bhutan 54 (0.8) 32 (0.5) 46 (0.7) 63 (1.0) 57 (0.9)
Kenya 46 (0.7) 46 (0.7) 50 (0.8) 49 (0.8) 48 (0.8)
Colombia 37 (0.6) 50 (0.8) 45 (0.7) 36 (0.6) 37 (0.6)
Thailand 35 (0.5) 43 (0.7) 39 (0.6) 48 (0.8) 38 (0.6)
Congo 42 (0.7) 38 (0.6) 42 (0.7) 21 (0.3) 32 (0.5)
Indonesia 29 (0.5) 40 (0.6) 39 (0.6) 29 (0.5) 34 (0.5)
Liberia 33 (0.5) 34 (0.5) 41 (0.6) 28 (0.4) 29 (0.5)
Cuba 21 (0.3) 27 (0.4) 32 (0.5) 44 (0.7) 25 (0.4)
All Others3 836 (13.1) 821 (12.9) 746 (11.6) 848 (13.5) 831 (13.4)

1Includes persons born outside the United States (including U.S. territories), except persons born to at least one U.S. citizen parent.
2The top 30 countries were selected based on their ranked 5-year average number of TB cases.
3Includes not specified for country of origin.
Note:  Data for all years updated through June 1, 2018.  Countries are in descending order by total case count for all years combined. 

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