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Table 12. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Reason Tuberculosis Therapy Was Stopped: United States, 1993–2016

See Surveillance Slide #35

Table 12. Tuberculosis Cases and Percentages, by Reason Tuberculosis Therapy Was Stopped: United States, 1993–2016
Year Total Cases 1 Completed Therapy Adverse event Moved 2 Lost Refused Died 3 Unknown 4
No. No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
1993 23,740 18,043 (76.0) 0 (0.0) 1,120 (4.7) 1,086 (4.6) 223 (0.9) 3,053 (12.9) 215 (0.9)
1994 23,053 17,764 (77.1) 0 (0.0) 1,194 (5.2) 740 (3.2) 183 (0.8) 2,743 (11.9) 429 (1.9)
1995 21,705 17,306 (79.7) 0 (0.0) 969 (4.5) 570 (2.6) 155 (0.7) 2,396 (11.0) 309 (1.4)
1996 20,298 16,528 (81.4) 0 (0.0) 783 (3.9) 525 (2.6) 156 (0.8) 1,998 (9.8) 308 (1.5)
1997 18,931 15,673 (82.8) 0 (0.0) 667 (3.5) 444 (2.3) 119 (0.6) 1,755 (9.3) 273 (1.4)
1998 17,583 14,766 (84.0) 0 (0.0) 533 (3.0) 411 (2.3) 104 (0.6) 1,579 (9.0) 190 (1.1)
1999 16,861 14,234 (84.4) 0 (0.0) 456 (2.7) 359 (2.1) 104 (0.6) 1,437 (8.5) 271 (1.6)
2000 15,784 13,407 (84.9) 0 (0.0) 406 (2.6) 397 (2.5) 112 (0.7) 1,294 (8.2) 168 (1.1)
2001 15,409 13,242 (85.9) 0 (0.0) 378 (2.5) 402 (2.6) 99 (0.6) 1,121 (7.3) 167 (1.1)
2002 14,564 12,482 (85.7) 0 (0.0) 336 (2.3) 412 (2.8) 87 (0.6) 1,080 (7.4) 167 (1.1)
2003 14,380 12,418 (86.4) 0 (0.0) 313 (2.2) 390 (2.7) 84 (0.6) 994 (6.9) 181 (1.3)
2004 14,080 12,117 (86.1) 0 (0.0) 337 (2.4) 370 (2.6) 82 (0.6) 975 (6.9) 199 (1.4)
2005 13,674 11,724 (85.7) 1 (0.0) 323 (2.4) 340 (2.5) 90 (0.7) 986 (7.2) 210 (1.5)
2006 13,317 11,540 (86.7) 0 (0.0) 292 (2.2) 359 (2.7) 79 (0.6) 939 (7.1) 108 (0.8)
2007 12,902 11,345 (87.9) 0 (0.0) 241 (1.9) 327 (2.5) 72 (0.6) 818 (6.3) 99 (0.8)
2008 12,546 10,883 (86.7) 7 (0.1) 256 (2.0) 329 (2.6) 77 (0.6) 843 (6.7) 151 (1.2)
2009 11,177 9,825 (87.9) 22 (0.2) 96 (0.9) 165 (1.5) 82 (0.7) 681 (6.1) 306 (2.7)
2010 10,769 9,481 (88.0) 31 (0.3) 161 (1.5) 62 (0.6) 657 (6.1) 377 (3.5)
2011 10,192 8,976 (88.1) 27 (0.3) 126 (1.2) 70 (0.7) 686 (6.7) 307 (3.0)
2012 9,665 8,506 (88.0) 31 (0.3) 123 (1.3) 58 (0.6) 609 (6.3) 338 (3.5)
2013 9,274 8,175 (88.1) 40 (0.4) 101 (1.1) 68 (0.7) 582 (6.3) 308 (3.3)
2014 9,155 8,138 (88.9) 18 (0.2) 84 (0.9) 83 (0.9) 564 (6.2) 268 (2.9)
2015 9,283 8,177 (88.1) 18 (0.2) 111 (1.2) 71 (0.8) 573 (6.2) 333 (3.6)
2016 8,985 7,835 (87.2) 29 (0.3) 114 (1.3) 74 (0.8) 602 (6.7) 331 (3.7)

1Includes all cases in persons reported as alive at diagnosis and taking one or more TB drugs.
2In 2009 the “moved” response option was removed from the RVCT’s reason therapy stopped variable; see Technical Notes for details.
3Died = died of any cause (not only TB).
4Includes cases in persons reporting reason therapy stopped = other, missing, unknown, or moved (from 2010).

Note: Data for all years are updated through June 6, 2019.
Data complete to 2016.

See Technical Notes for details.

Page last reviewed: September 6, 2019