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1997 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Age
United States, 1996 and 1997

Slide 12: Reported TB Cases by Age United States, 1996 and 1997.
Slide 12. From 1996 to 1997, the total number of U.S. TB cases decreased by 7%. The largest decrease, 9%, occurred in persons 25 to 44 years old. Decreases of approximately 8% were seen in children 14 and younger and those 65 and older. A slightly smaller decrease (5%) occurred in the age group 45 to 64, and the number of cases in persons 15 to 24 increased by 1.5%. 

 


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