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2003 Surveillance Slides

TB Morbidity

United States, 1999 - 2003


Slide 3: TB Morbidity, United States, 1999-2003
Slide 3: TB Morbidity, United States, 1999-2003.   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 population.  The number of TB cases decreased from 17,531 in 1999 to 14,874 in 2003, and the TB rate also decreased, from 6.4 in 1999 to 5.1 in 2003.

 


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