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2001 Surveillance Slides

Percentage of TB Cases Among Foreign-born Persons
United States

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 13: Percentage of TB Cases Among Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1991 and 2001. The percentage of the total number of TB cases that occurred in foreign-born persons in each state is highlighted for 1991 and 2001 in these two side-by-side maps. The number of states with at least 50% of cases in the foreign born increased from 4 (CA, HI, MA, RI) in 1991 to 23 in 2001, and the number of states with at least 70% increased from one (HI) in 1991 to seven (CA, HI, MA, MN, NH, VT, WA) in 2001.


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