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Table 15. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population: States, 2000 and 1999

State
Cases Case Rates Rank According to Rate April 1, 2000
2000 1999 2000 1999 2000 1999 Census Population
United States
16,377 17,531 5.8 6.4 -- -- 281,421,906
Alabama
310 314 7.0 7.2 11 11 4,447,100
Alaska
108 61 17.2 9.8 1 4 626,932
Arizona
261 262 5.1 5.5 18 19 5,130,632
Arkansas
199 181 7.4 7.1 6 12 2,673,400
California
3,297 3,606 9.7 10.9 3 2 33,871,648
Colorado
97 88 2.3 2.2 38 39 4,301,261
Connecticut
105 121 3.1 3.7 31 31 3,405,565
Delaware
28 34 3.6 4.5 28 24 783,600
District of Columbia1
85 70 14.9 13.5 -- -- 572,059
Florida
1,171 1,277 7.3 8.5 8 6 15,982,378
Georgia
703 665 8.6 8.5 5 5 8,186,453
Hawaii
136 184 11.2 15.5 2 1 1,211,537
Idaho
16 16 1.2 1.3 47 46 1,293,953
Illinois
743 825 6.0 6.8 15 15 12,419,293
Indiana
145 150 2.4 2.5 36 37 6,080,485
Iowa
40 58 1.4 2.0 46 41 2,926,324
Kansas
77 69 2.9 2.6 34 36 2,688,418
Kentucky
147 209 3.6 5.3 26 21 4,041,769
Louisiana
331 357 7.4 8.2 7 8 4,468,976
Maine
24 23 1.9 1.8 41 43 1,274,923
Maryland
282 294 5.3 5.7 17 18 5,296,486
Massachusetts
285 270 4.5 4.4 21 26 6,349,097
Michigan
287 351 2.9 3.6 33 33 9,938,444
Minnesota
178 201 3.6 4.2 27 27 4,919,479
Mississippi
173 215 6.1 7.8 14 10 2,844,658
Missouri
211 208 3.8 3.8 25 28 5,595,211
Montana
21 14 2.3 1.6 37 44 902,195
Nebraska
24 18 1.4 1.1 45 48 1,711,263
Nevada
96 93 4.8 5.1 19 22 1,998,257
New Hampshire
22 19 1.8 1.6 43 45 1,235,786
New Jersey
565 571 6.7 7.0 13 13 8,414,350
New Mexico
46 64 2.5 3.7 35 32 1,819,046
New York
1,744 1,837 9.2 10.1 4 3 18,976,457
North Carolina
447 488 5.6 6.4 16 16 8,049,313
North Dakota
5 7 0.8 1.1 49 47 642,200
Ohio
340 317 3.0 2.8 32 35 11,353,140
Oklahoma
154 208 4.5 6.2 22 17 3,450,654
Oregon
119 123 3.5 3.7 29 30 3,421,399
Pennsylvania
383 454 3.1 3.8 30 29 12,281,054
Rhode Island
49 53 4.7 5.3 20 20 1,048,319
South Carolina
286 315 7.1 8.1 10 9 4,012,012
South Dakota
16 21 2.1 2.9 40 34 754,844
Tennessee
383 382 6.7 7.0 12 14 5,689,283
Texas
1,506 1,649 7.2 8.2 9 7 20,851,820
Utah
49 40 2.2 1.9 39 42 2,233,169
Vermont
4 3 0.7 0.5 50 50 608,827
Virginia
292 334 4.1 4.9 24 23 7,078,515
Washington
258 258 4.4 4.5 23 25 5,894,121
West Virginia
33 41 1.8 2.3 42 38 1,808,344
Wisconsin
92 110 1.7 2.1 44 40 5,363,675
Wyoming
4 3 0.8 0.6 48 49 493,782
American Samoa1,2
... 4 ... 6.3 -- -- 57,291
Fed. States of Micronesia1,2
... ... ... ... -- -- ...
Guam1,2
54 69 34.9 45.4 -- -- 154,805
N. Mariana Islands1,2
75 66 108.3 95.4 -- -- 69,221
Puerto Rico1,2
174 200 4.6 5.1 -- -- 3,808,610
Republic of Palau1,2
... 11 ... 59.7 -- -- ...
U.S. Virgin Islands1,2
... ... ... ... -- -- 108,612
  1. Not ranked with the states.
  2. Not included in U. S. totals.

Ellipses indicate data not available.

Note: Denominators for computing 2000 rates for the states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico were obtained from the U.S.Census Bureau (www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/respop.html). Official Census 2000 population for American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands were obtained from U.S. Census Bureau press release CB01-CN.1, July 3, 2001. Census 2000 population not yet available for other jurisdictions.

See Surveillance Slide #4.

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