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2003 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases

United States, 1982 - 2003


Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1982-2003
Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1982-2003.  The resurgence of TB in the mid-1980s was marked by several years of increasing case counts followed by a steeper 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 2003 marked the eleventh year of decline in the total number of TB cases reported in the United States since the peak of the resurgence.  However, from 2002 to 2003 the total number of TB cases decreased by only 1.3%, the smallest annual decrease during the past decade.  In 2003, a total of 14,874 TB cases were reported from the 50 states and the District of Columbia.  This represents a 44% decline from 1992.  (Note:  A provisional total of 14,871 was reported in the MMWR in March 2004.)

 


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