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2000 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases
United States, 1980-2000

Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1980-2000
Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1980-2000. The resurgence of TB in the mid 1980s was marked by several years of slowly increasing case counts followed by a substantial rise for several years. The total number of TB cases peaked in 1992. Since 1992, the total number of TB cases has decreased 5%-7% annually. 2000 marks the eighth year of decline in the total number of TB cases reported in the US since the peak of the resurgence. In 2000, a total of 16,377 TB cases were reported from the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This represents a 7% decrease from 1999 and a 39% decline from 1992.


Released October 2008
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