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TB Case Rates in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born
United States, 1993–2005
Slide 15. TB Case Rates
in U.S.-born vs. Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1993–2005.
TB rates in foreign-born persons remain higher than those
in the U.S.-born population. From 1993 through 2005, the
rates in U.S.-born persons decreased from 7.4 per 100,000
to 2.5, whereas the rates in foreign-born persons decreased
from 34.0 per 100,000 to 21.9.
Released October 2008
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Division of Tuberculosis Elimination - http://www.cdc.gov/tb
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