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2002 Surveillance Slides

Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis

United States, 2002


Slide 17: Length of U.S. Residence Prior to 
        TB Diagnosis, United States, 2002
Slide 17: Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis, United States, 2002. The length of U.S. residence among foreign-born persons prior to their TB diagnosis in 2002 is shown in these stacked bars. Overall, approximately 23% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 28% between 1 and 4 years, and 49% for at least 5 years. The distribution is also shown for the top three countries of birth: the Philippines, Mexico, and Vietnam. Among persons born in the Philippines, 35% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 16% between 1 and 4 years, and 49% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in Mexico, 18% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 28% between 1 and 4 years, and 53% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in Vietnam, 21% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 13% between 1 and 4 years, and 67% for at least 5 years.

 


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