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1997 Surveillance Slides

Change in TB Cases by Age
United States, 1985, 1992 and 1997

Slide 13: Change in TB Cases by Age United States, 1985, 1992, and 1997
Slide 13. During 1985 through 1992, the number of TB cases increased substantially among children ÿ14, persons 15 to 24, and those 25 to 44. The number of cases increased by 5.7% among persons 45 to 64 and decreased by 5% among those 65 and older. During 1992 through 1997, the number of TB cases declined substantially in all age groups. The largest decrease (nearly 34%) occurred in persons aged 25 to 44. 


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