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2006 Surveillance Slides

Percentage of TB Cases Among Foreign-born Persons

United States, 1995–2006


Slide 14: Percentage of TB Cases Among Foreign-born 
        Persons, United States, 1995 and 2006
Slide 14. Percentage of TB Cases Among Foreign-born Persons, United States, 1996 and 2006. The percentage range of the total number of TB cases that occurred in foreign-born persons in each state is highlighted for 1996 and 2006 in these side-by-side maps. The number of states with at least 50% of cases in the foreign-born increased from nine in 1996 to 27 in 2006. The number of states with at least 70% of cases in the foreign-born increased from two (HI and VT) in 1996 to eleven (CA, HI, IA, MA, MN, NE, NH, NJ, NY, RI and WA) in 2006 (not shown on slide).

 


Released October 2008
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