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2000 Surveillance Slides

Number of TB Cases in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons
United States, 1992-2000

Slide 9: Number of TB Cases in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-2000
Slide 9: Number of TB Cases in US-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-2000 This graph plots the number of US-born vs. foreign-born persons reported with TB each year, from 1992 through 2000. This representation shows the sharp increase in the percentage of cases occurring in foreign-born persons during this period. The percentage increased from 27% in 1992 to 46% in 2000. Overall, the number of cases in foreign-born persons remained at approximately 7500 each year, whereas the number in US-born persons substantially decreased from more than 19,000 in 1992 to less than 9,000 in 2000.

 


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