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2002 Surveillance Slides

TB Morbidity

United States, 1998 - 2002

Slide 3: TB Morbidity, United States, 1998-2002
Slide 3: TB Morbidity, United States, 1998-2002. This slide provides the total number of reported U.S. TB cases and the associated TB rates for each of the past 5 years. Rate is defined as cases per 100,000. The number of TB cases decreased from 18,361 in 1998 to 15,075 in 2002, and the TB rate also decreased from 6.8 in 1998 to 5.2 in 2002.


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