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2007 Surveillance Slides

Slide 18: Precent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2007.
Slide 18. Percent of Foreign-born with TB by Time of Residence in U.S. Prior to Diagnosis, 2007. The length of U.S. residence among foreign-born persons prior to their TB diagnosis in 2007 is shown in these stacked bars. Overall, 20% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 21% between 1 and 4 years, and 49% for at least 5 years. The distribution is also shown for the top three countries of birth: Mexico, the Philippines, and India. Among persons born in Mexico, 13% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 21% between 1 and 4 years, and 54% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in the Philippines, 29% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 12% between 1 and 4 years, and 47% for at least 5 years. Among persons born in India, 23% had been in the United States for less than 1 year, 26% between 1 and 4 years, and 40% for at least 5 years.

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Released October 2008
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