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2001 Surveillance Slides
TB Case Rates in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons
United States, 1991-2001
| 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.
Released October 2008
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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
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