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2006 Surveillance Slides

Reporting of HIV Test Results in Persons with TB by Age Group,

United States, 1993–2006


Slide 24: Reporting of HIV Test Results in Persons with TB by Age Group, United States, 1993–2006.
Slide 24. Reporting of HIV Test Results in Persons with TB by Age Group, United States, 1993–2006. This slide shows the completeness of reporting of HIV test results in persons with TB by age group from 1993 through 2006. The percentage of TB patients for whom test results were reported increased from 30% among all ages in 1993 to 57% in 2006, the latest year with available data. Among adults aged 25–44 years, the percentage increased from 46% to 67% in 2006. The numerator includes TB patients with positive, negative, or indeterminate HIV test results and persons from California reported with AIDS (HIV test results are not reported to CDC from California).

 


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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