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2006 Surveillance Slides

Percent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2006


Slide 18: Precent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2006.
Slide 18. Percent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2006. The length of U.S. residence among foreign-born persons prior to their TB diagnosis in 2006 is shown in these stacked bars. Overall, 21% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 23% between 1 and 4 years, and 56% 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, 17% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 22% between 1 and 4 years, and 61% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in the Philippines, 26% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 18% between 1 and 4 years, and 56% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in Viet Nam, 24% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 14% between 1 and 4 years, and 62% for at least 5 years.

 


Released October 2008
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