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2000 Surveillance Slides
TB Case Rates in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons
United States, 1992-2000
|Slide 12: TB Case Rates in US-born vs.
Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-2000. TB
case rates in foreign-born persons remain substantially higher
than those in the US-born population. From 1992 through 2000,
the case rate in US-born persons decreased from 8 per 100,000
to 4, whereas the rate in foreign-born persons decreased from
34 per 100,000 to 26.
Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb
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