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2005 Surveillance Slides

Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity

United States, 2005


Slide 13: Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, 
        United States, 2005
Slide 13. Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2005. Among U.S.-born persons with TB in 2005, 45% were non-Hispanic black or African-American, 34% were non-Hispanic white, 15% 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, 40% were Asian, 40% were Hispanic or Latino, 14% were non-Hispanic black or African-American, and 6% were non-Hispanic white. Cases among American Indians or Alaska Natives and 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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