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2002 Surveillance Slides

Number of TB Cases in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons

United States, 1992-2002


Slide 11: Number of TB Cases in U.S.-born vs. 
        Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-2002
Slide 11: Number of TB Cases in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-2002. This graph plots the number of U.S.-born vs. foreign-born persons reported with TB each year, from 1992 through 2002. This graph illustrates the sharp increase in the percentage of cases occurring in foreign-born persons during this period, which increased from 27% in 1992 to 51% in 2002, the first year the percentage exceeded 50%. Overall, the number of cases in foreign-born persons remained at approximately 7,000-8,000 each year, whereas the number in U.S.-born persons substantially decreased from more than 19,000 in 1992 to less than 7,500 in 2002.

 


Released October 2008
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