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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 15: TB Case Rates in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1991-2001. This is the same as Slide 14 but the rates are presented on a logarithmic scale to provide a better comparison of the trend in TB case rates among the U.S. born and foreign born. The lines show a marked rate of decline among the U.S. born compared with a minimal decline for the foreign born during the past decade.


Released October 2008
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