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1999 Surveillance Slides
TB Case Rates in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United
|Slide 12: TB Case Rates in US-born vs.
Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-1999.
TB case rates in foreign-born persons remain substantially
higher than those in the US-born population. From 1992 through
1999, the case rate in US-born persons decreased from 8 per
100,000 to 4, whereas the rate in foreign-born persons decreased
minimally (from 34.2 to 29.2).
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