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2000 Surveillance Slides

Primary MDR TB in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons
United States, 1993-2000

Slide 15: Primary MDR TB in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1993-2000
Slide 15: Primary MDR TB in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1993-2000 This graph highlights primary MDR TB in US-born versus foreign-born persons. Although the percentage of MDR TB was more than 2% in each group in 1993, the percentage of MDR TB in the US-born continued to decrease to less than 1% (0.6% in 2000), whereas the percentage in foreign-born persons has remained above 1%. As a result, the proportion of primary MDR TB cases reported in foreign-born persons increased from approximately 25% in 1993 to 70% in 2000. 

 


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