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1997 Surveillance Slides
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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