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2001 Surveillance Slides

TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex
United States, 2001

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 7: TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex, United States, 2001. This slide graphs the TB case rates in 2001 by age group and sex. It shows that rates increase with age, ranging from a low of less than 2 per 100,000 in children to a high of approximately 13 per 100,000 in men over 65 years old. The rates in adult men are approximately twice those in women.


Released October 2008
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