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Table 2. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Age Group: United States, 1992-2002

Year
Total Cases
0 -14
15 - 24
25 - 44
45 - 64
65+
   Not Stated
  No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
1992
26,673
1,707
6
3.1
1,974
7
5.5
10,444
39
12.7
6,487
24
13.4
6,025
23
18.7
36
0
1993
25,287
1,718
7
3.0
1,841
7
5.1
9,615
38
11.6
6,225
25
12.5
5,847
23
17.8
41
0
1994
24,361
1,695
7
3.0
1,825
7
5.1
9,106
37
11.0
6,141
25
12.1
5,546
23
16.7
48
0
1995
22,860
1,558
7
2.7
1,703
7
4.7
8,241
36
9.9
5,998
26
11.5
5,351
23
16.0
9
0
1996
21,337
1,372
6
2.4
1,656
8
4.6
7,604
36
9.1
5,588
26
10.4
5,103
24
15.1
14
0
1997
19,851
1,265
6
2.2
1,681
8
4.6
6,912
35
8.3
5,297
27
9.6
4,691
24
13.8
5
0
1998
18,361
1,082
6
1.9
1,548
8
4.2
6,365
35
7.6
4,973
27
8.7
4,393
24
12.8
0
0
1999
17,531
1,044
6
1.8
1,516
9
4.0
6,078
35
7.3
4,862
28
8.2
4,028
23
11.7
3
0
2000
16,377
969
6
1.6
1,623
10
4.1
5,588
34
6.6
4,661
28
7.5
3,534
22
10.1
2
0
2001
15,989
931
6
1.5
1,595
10
3.9
5,630
35
6.6
4,534
28
6.9
3,295
21
9.2
4
0
2002
15,075
946
6
1.5
1,499
10
3.7
5,286
35
6.2
4,191
28
6.3
3,147
21
8.8
6
0
Note: Denominators for computing case rates were obtained as follows: 2000, April 2000 U.S. Census population figures;  2001 and 2002, midyear U.S. Census population estimates by age, race, sex, and Hispanic origin (eire.census.gov/popest/data/national/asro.php). Previously published rates for 2001 have been updated.
See Technical Notes (Appendix A).
See Surveillance Slides #5 and #6.

 


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