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1999 Surveillance Slides

TB Case Rates in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-1999 

Slide 12: TB Case Rates in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-1999.
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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