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1998 Surveillance Slides
Percentage of Counties with No Reported TB Cases
United States, 1962 - 1998
|Slide 5: Percentage of Counties with
No Reported TB Cases, United States, 1962-1998. The
percentage of U.S. counties that did not report any TB cases
has been steadily increasing over the past several decades.
In 1998, no TB cases were reported in 1,551 (49%) of the 3,142
U.S. counties; however, counties without any reported TB cases
in 1998 only accounted for 11% of the total U.S. population.
Released October 2008
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