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2003 Surveillance Slides

TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex

United States, 2003


Slide 7: TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex, 
        United States, 2003
Slide 7: TB Case Rates by Age Group and Sex, United States, 2003.  This slide graphs the TB rates in 2003 by age group and sex.  It shows that rates increase with age, ranging from a low of less than 2 per 100,000 in children to a high of approximately 12 per 100,000 in men over 65 years old.  The rates in men over 44 years old are approximately twice those in women over 44 years old.

 


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