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2000 Surveillance Slides
Reported TB Cases by Age Group
United States, 2000
| Slide 5: Reported TB Cases by Age
Group, United States, 2000. This pie chart shows
the age distribution of persons reported with TB in 2000.
Approximately 5% occurred in children under 15 years of age,
75% in 15- to 64-year-olds, and 20% in persons at least 65
years old. All five age groups on this chart have shown substantial
decreases in numbers since 1992. The largest declines occurred
in children under 15 years of age, adults aged 25- to 44 years
old and those 65 years and older, each group having had a
decrease of at least 40%.
Released October 2008
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