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2005 Surveillance Slides

Percent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2005


Slide 18: Precent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2005.
Slide 18. Percent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2005. The length of U.S. residence among foreign-born persons prior to their TB diagnosis in 2005 is shown in these stacked bars. Overall, 20% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 25% between 1 and 4 years, and 55% for at least 5 years. The distribution is also shown for the top three countries of birth: Mexico, the Philippines, and Viet Nam. Among persons born in Mexico, 18% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 24% between 1 and 4 years, and 58% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in the Philippines, 26% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 17% between 1 and 4 years, and 57% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in Viet Nam, 21% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 11% between 1 and 4 years, and 68% for at least 5 years.

 


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