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2007 Surveillance Slides

Slide 10: Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2007
Slide 10. Reported TB Cases by Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2007. In 2007, 83% of all reported TB cases occurred in racial and ethnic minorities (29% in Hispanics, 26% in non-Hispanic blacks or African-Americans, 26% in Asians, 1% in American Indians or Alaska Natives, and <1% in Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders), whereas 17% of cases occurred in non-Hispanic whites. Persons reporting two or more races totaled less than 1% of all cases. This is the fourth year that Hispanics have constituted the single largest percentage of TB cases among all racial/ethnic groups. 

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Released October 2008
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