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2001 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Age Group
United States, 2001

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 6. Reported TB Cases by Age Group, United States, 2001. This pie chart shows the age distribution of persons reported with TB in 2001. Six percent were children under 15 years of age and 10% were 15- to 24-year-olds, while 35% were 25 to 44 years of age, 28% were 45- to 64-year-olds, and 21% were at least 65 years old.


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