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2004 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity

United States, 2004

Slide 13: Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, 
        United States, 2004
Slide 13.  Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2004.  Among U.S.-born persons with TB in 2004, 45% were non-Hispanic black or African American , 33% were non-Hispanic white, 16% were Hispanic or Latino, 2% were American Indian or Alaska Native, 2% were Asian, and <1% were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.  Among the foreign-born, 41% were Asian, 40% were Hispanic or Latino, 14% were non-Hispanic black or African American, and 5% were non-Hispanic white.  Cases among American Indians or Alaska Natives or among Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders constituted 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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