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2003 Surveillance Slides

Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis

United States, 2003


Slide 18: Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis, 
        United States, 2003
Slide 18: Length of U.S. Residence Prior to TB Diagnosis, United States, 2003.  The length of U.S. residence among foreign-born persons prior to their TB diagnosis in 2003 is shown in these stacked bars.  Overall, approximately 21% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 28% between 1 and 4 years, and 51% for at least 5 years.  The distribution is also shown for the top three countries of birth: Mexico, the Philippines, and Viet Nam.  Among persons born in Mexico, 21% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 27% between 1 and 4 years, and 52% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in the Philippines, 29% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 18% between 1 and 4 years, and 54% for at least 5 years.  Among persons born in Viet Nam, 16% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 15% between 1 and 4 years, and 68% for at least 5 years.

 


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