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1998 Surveillance Slides

Change in TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity
United States, 1985, 1992 and 1998

Slide 11: Change in TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1985, 1992, and 1998.
Slide 11: Change in TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 1985, 1992, and 1998. During 1985 through 1992, the number of U.S. TB cases increased substantially among non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, and Asian/Pacific Islanders. During 1992 through 1998, the number of TB cases decreased substantially among non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanics. American Indians and Alaskan Natives account for 1% of the total number of U.S. TB cases. During both periods (1985-1992, 1992-1998), the number of cases in American Indians and Alaskan Natives decreased.

 


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