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2002 Surveillance Slides
TB Case Rates in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons
United States, 1992-2002
| Slide 14: TB Case Rates in U.S.-born
vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1992-2002.
TB rates in foreign-born persons remain substantially higher
than those in the U.S.-born population. From 1992 through
2002, the rates in U.S.-born persons decreased from 8 per
100,000 to 3, whereas the rates in foreign-born persons decreased
from 34 per 100,000 to 23.
Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb
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