Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2018
Table 6B. Tuberculosis Rates per 100,000 Population by Country of Birth in the United States by the Top 10 Countries of Birth1: United States, 2014–2018
See Surveillance Slide #10
|Country of Birth||Average Annual
Number of Cases
|Population Estimate2||U.S. Rate by Country of Birth|
|Fed. States of Micronesia||19.2||28,378||67.7|
1The top 10 countries were selected based on their ranked 5-year rate of TB cases by country of birth in the United States. This list of top countries also includes the regions of Eastern Africa and Other Africa.
2Population Estimates were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) data, 2013–2017 multiyear file: https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/data/pums.htmlexternal icon. At the time of this report, the 2014–2018 had not been published yet. Population estimates of persons from countries with <10,000 persons living in the United States are grouped within Regions.
3The Eastern Africa region consists of British Indian Ocean Territory, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, Juan De Nova Island, Madagascar, Malawi, Mayotte, Mozambique, Reunion, Rwanda, Mauritius, Seychelles, Tromelin Island, and South Sudan. Rwanda and South Sudan were removed from the Eastern Africa region in 2017.
4The Other Africa region consists of Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Lesotho, Namibia, Sao Tome & Principe, and Swaziland.
Note: Data for all years updated through June 6, 2019.