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2004 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity

United States, 2004

Slide 9: Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, 
        United States, 2004
Slide 9. Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2004.  In 2004, 82% of all reported TB cases occurred in racial and ethnic minorities (29% in Hispanics, 28% in non-Hispanic black or African Americans, 23% in Asians, 1% in American Indian or Alaska Natives, and <1% in Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders), whereas 18% of cases occurred in non-Hispanic whites.  Persons reporting two or more races totaled less than 1% of all cases.  This is the first year that Hispanics have constituted the single largest percentage of TB cases among all racial/ethnic groups.


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