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2007 Surveillance Slides

Slide 13: Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, 
        United States, 2007
Slide 13. Reported TB Cases by Origin and Race/Ethnicity, United States, 2007. Among U.S.-born persons with TB in 2007, 45% were non-Hispanic black or African-American, 33% were non-Hispanic white, 16% were Hispanic or Latino, 3% were American Indian or Alaska Native, 2% were Asian, and 1% were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Among the foreign-born, 43% were Asian, 38% were Hispanic or Latino, 13% were non-Hispanic black or African-American, and 5% were non-Hispanic white. Cases among American Indians or Alaska Natives and among Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders constituted less than 1%, respectively, of the cases among the foreign-born and are not shown. Persons reporting two or more races totaled less than 1% of all cases. 

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