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2006 Surveillance Slides

Trends in TB Cases in Foreign-born Persons,

United States, 1986–2006


Slide 12: Trends in TB Cases in Foreign-born 
        Persons, United States, 1986-2006
Slide 12. Trends in TB Cases in Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1986–2006. This slide shows trends in TB cases in foreign-born persons in the United States from 1986, when information on country of birth was first reported by all areas submitting reports to CDC, through 2006. The number of TB cases in foreign-born persons increased from nearly 5,000 in 1986 to 7,000–8,000 each year since 1991. The percentage of TB cases accounted for by foreign-born persons increased from 22% in 1986 to 57% in 2006.

 


Released October 2008
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