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2004 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases

United States, 1982–2004

Slide 2: Reported TB Cases, United States, 1982-2004
Slide 2. Reported TB Cases, United States, 1982–2004. The resurgence of TB in the mid-1980s was marked by several years of increasing case counts until its peak in 1992. From 1992 until 2002, the total number of TB cases decreased 5%7% annually, and 2004 marked the twelfth year of decline in the total number of TB cases reported in the United States since the peak of the resurgence. From 2002 to 2003, however, the total number of TB cases decreased by only 1.4%, the smallest annual decrease during the past decade. In 2004, a total of 14,517 cases were reported from the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This represents a decline of 2.3% from 2003 and of 46% from 1992. (Note: A provisional total of 14,511 was reported in the MMWR in March 2005.)


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