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2003 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity

United States, 2003


Slide 13: Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, 
        United States, 2003
Slide 13:  Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2003.  Among TB cases in the U.S.-born in 2003, 3% were American Indian or Alaska Native, 2% were Asian, 45% were black or African American, 15% were Hispanic or Latino, 1% were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 34% were white.  Among the foreign-born, 42% were Asian, 13% were black or African American, 39% were Hispanic or Latino, and 5% were white.  Cases among American Indian or Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders comprised less than 1%, respectively, of the cases among the foreign-born and are not shown.  Persons reporting two or more races totaled less than 1% of all cases.

 


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