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2001 Surveillance Slides

TB Case Rates in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons
United States, 1991-2001

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 14: TB Case Rates in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1991-2001. TB case rates in foreign-born persons remain substantially higher than those in the U.S.-born population. From 1991 through 2001, the case rates in U.S.-born persons decreased from 8 per 100,000 to 3, whereas the rates in foreign-born persons decreased from 34 per 100,000 to 27.


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