Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2018

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Table 29. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population, Ranked and Grouped by Number of Cases: United States and the District of Columbia, 2018 and 2017

Table 29. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population, Ranked and Grouped by Number of Cases: United States and the District of Columbia, 2018 and 2017
Reporting Area 2018 2017 2017–2018 % change Overall Rank by
2018 Rate
No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate
Total 9,025 2.8 9,088 2.8 -0.7 -1.3
≥500 cases in 2018
California 2,092 5.3 2,058 5.2 1.7 1.2 3
Texas 1,129 3.9 1,125 4.0 0.4 -1.0 5
New York1 750 3.8 800 4.1 -6.3 -6.0 6
Florida 591 2.8 549 2.6 7.7 6.0 11
100–499 cases in 2018
Illinois 319 2.5 335 2.6 -4.8 -4.4 15
New Jersey 291 3.3 283 3.2 2.8 2.6 8
Georgia 272 2.6 293 2.8 -7.2 -8.1 14
Pennsylvania 212 1.7 192 1.5 10.4 10.3 32
Maryland 208 3.4 207 3.4 0.5 0.2 7
Virginia 205 2.4 204 2.4 0.5 -0.1 18
Massachusetts 200 2.9 209 3.0 -4.3 -4.8 10
North Carolina 196 1.9 213 2.1 -8.0 -9.0 26
Washington 188 2.5 207 2.8 -9.2 -10.5 16
Arizona 178 2.5 188 2.7 -5.3 -6.9 17
Ohio 178 1.5 149 1.3 19.5 19.2 34
Minnesota 172 3.1 178 3.2 -3.4 -4.1 9
Tennessee 139 2.1 124 1.8 12.1 11.1 22
Hawaii 120 8.4 116 8.1 3.4 3.7 2
Indiana 116 1.7 100 1.5 16.0 15.4 29
Michigan 108 1.1 133 1.3 -18.8 -19.0 41
Louisiana 105 2.3 141 3.0 -25.5 -25.4 21
<100 cases in 2018
Alabama 91 1.9 120 2.5 -24.2 -24.4 28
South Carolina 86 1.7 101 2.0 -14.9 -15.9 31
Missouri 81 1.3 87 1.4 -6.9 -7.2 39
Oregon 81 1.9 69 1.7 17.4 16.2 24
Mississippi 80 2.7 52 1.7 53.8 54.0 12
Arkansas 78 2.6 85 2.8 -8.2 -8.6 13
Oklahoma 74 1.9 54 1.4 37.0 36.7 27
Nevada 69 2.3 80 2.7 -13.8 -15.5 20
Kentucky 65 1.5 65 1.5 0.0 -0.3 35
Colorado 64 1.1 84 1.5 -23.8 -24.9 40
Alaska 63 8.5 53 7.2 18.9 19.2 1
Connecticut 51 1.4 63 1.8 -19.0 -19.0 36
Iowa 49 1.6 47 1.5 4.3 3.8 33
Wisconsin 49 0.8 49 0.8 0.0 -0.4 46
New Mexico 41 2.0 37 1.8 10.8 10.7 23
District of Columbia 36 5.1 36 5.2 0.0 -1.0 4
Kansas 28 1.0 29 1.0 -3.4 -3.5 43
Nebraska 27 1.4 21 1.1 28.6 27.8 37
Delaware 22 2.3 15 1.6 46.7 45.1 19
Rhode Island 20 1.9 13 1.2 53.8 53.7 25
Utah 18 0.6 29 0.9 -37.9 -39.1 48
Idaho 15 0.9 10 0.6 50.0 47.0 45
Maine 14 1.0 14 1.0 0.0 -0.2 42
North Dakota 13 1.7 14 1.9 -7.1 -7.7 30
New Hampshire 12 0.9 19 1.4 -36.8 -37.2 44
South Dakota 12 1.4 14 1.6 -14.3 -15.2 38
West Virginia 6 0.3 16 0.9 -62.5 -62.3 50
Montana 5 0.5 3 0.3 66.7 65.2 49
Vermont 5 0.8 3 0.5 66.7 66.2 47
Wyoming 1 0.2 2 0.3 -50.0 -49.9 51

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1Includes New York City

Note: Denominators for computing 2017 and 2018 rates for states and the District of Columbia were obtained from U.S. Census Bureau Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018external icon; accessed June 18, 2019.

Page last reviewed: September 6, 2019