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2002 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases

United States, 1982 - 2002

Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1981-2001
Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1982-2002. The resurgence of TB in the mid- 1980s was marked by several years of slightly increasing case counts followed by a substantial rise for several years. The total number of TB cases peaked in 1992. From 1992 until 2002, the total number of TB cases decreased 5%-7% annually, and 2002 marks the tenth year of decline in the total number of TB cases reported in the United States since the peak of the resurgence. In 2002, a total of 15,075 TB cases were reported from the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This represents a 6% decrease from 2001 and a 43% decline from 1992. (Note: A provisional total of 15,078 was reported in the MMWR in March 2003.)


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