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2001 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity
United States, 2001

Tuberculosis in the United States
Slide 9: Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2001. In 2001, 79% of all reported TB cases occurred in racial and ethnic minorities (30% in non-Hispanic blacks, 25% in Hispanics, 22% in Asians and Pacific Islanders, and 1% in American Indians and Alaska Natives), whereas 21% of all reported cases occurred in non-Hispanic whites.


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