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2001 Surveillance Slides

Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis
United States, 2001

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 17: Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis, United States, 2001. The length of U.S. residence among foreign-born persons prior to their TB diagnosis in 2001 is shown in these stacked bars. Overall, approximately 25% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 25% between 1 and 4 years, and 50% for at least 5 years. The distribution is also shown for the top three countries of birth: the Phillippines, Mexico, and Vietnam. Among persons born in the Philippines, 32% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 14% between 1 and 4 years, and 54% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in Mexico, 22% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 25% between 1 and 4 years, and 53% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in Vietnam, 17% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 13% between 1 and 4 years, and 70% for at least 5 years.

 


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