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United States, 2000–2005
| Slide 3. TB Morbidity, United States, 2000–2005.
This slide provides the total number of reported U.S. TB cases
and the associated TB rates for each of the past 6 years.
Rate is defined as cases per 100,000 population. The number
of TB cases decreased from 16,309 in 2000 to 14,097 in 2005,
and the TB rate also decreased, from 5.8 in 2000 to 4.8 in
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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