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2004 Surveillance Slides

TB Case Rates

United States, 2004

Slide 4: TB Case Rates, United States, 2004
Slide 4. TB Case Rates, United States, 2004.  This map shows TB rates for 2004.  Twenty-four states had a rate of less than or equal to 3.5 TB cases per 100,000, the interim goal for the year 2000 established by the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis.  This group of states has remained fairly constant over the last decade; five states (CT, MI, NM, OR, and PA) joined the group in 2000, one state (MO) joined the group in 2001 (also in 1998 for one year only), and one state (KY) joined the group in 2003. States with a rate above the 2004 national average of 4.9 cases per 100,000 include the 11 states that reported at least 300 cases in 2004:  CA, FL, GA, IL, MD, NC, NJ, NY, PA, TX, and VA.  These 11 states accounted for 69% of the national total and have experienced substantial overall decreases in cases and rates from 1992 through 2004.  In 2004, however, 19 states reported more cases than in 2003. 


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