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Table 15. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population: States, 1999 and 1998

State Cases Case Rates Rank According to Rate Population Estimates
1999 1998 1999 1998 1999 1998 July 1, 1999
United States 17,531 18,361 6.4 6.8 -- -- 272,691,000
Alabama 314 381 7.2 8.8 11 6 4,369,000
Alaska 61 55 9.9 9.0 4 5 619,000
Arizona 262 254 5.5 5.4 19 21 4,778,000
Arkansas 181 171 7.1 6.7 12 16 2,551,000
California 3,606 3,852 10.9 11.8 2 2 33,145,000
Colorado 88 79 2.2 2.0 39 42 4,056,000
Connecticut 121 128 3.7 3.9 31 30 3,282,000
Delaware 34 36 4.5 4.8 24 23 754,000
District of Columbia¹ 70 107 13.5 20.5 -- -- 519,000
Florida 1,277 1,302 8.5 8.7 6 7 15,111,000
Georgia 665 631 8.5 8.3 5 9 7,788,000
Hawaii 184 181 15.5 15.2 1 1 1,185,000
Idaho 16 14 1.3 1.1 46 47 1,252,000
Illinois 825 850 6.8 7.1 15 15 12,128,000
Indiana 150 188 2.5 3.2 37 34 5,943,000
Iowa 58 55 2.0 1.9 41 43 2,869,000
Kansas 69 56 2.6 2.1 36 39 2,654,000
Kentucky 209 179 5.3 4.5 21 27 3,961,000
Louisiana 357 380 8.2 8.7 8 8 4,372,000
Maine 23 13 1.8 1.0 43 48 1,253,000
Maryland 294 324 5.7 6.3 18 19 5,172,000
Massachusetts 270 282 4.4 4.6 26 26 6,175,000
Michigan 351 385 3.6 3.9 33 28 9,864,000
Minnesota 201 161 4.2 3.4 27 32 4,776,000
Mississippi 215 225 7.8 8.2 10 10 2,769,000
Missouri 208 184 3.8 3.4 28 33 5,468,000
Montana 14 20 1.6 2.3 44 38 883,000
Nebraska 18 31 1.1 1.9 48 44 1,666,000
Nevada 93 128 5.1 7.3 22 14 1,809,000
New Hampshire 19 14 1.6 1.2 45 46 1,201,000
New Jersey 571 640 7.0 7.9 13 12 8,143,000
New Mexico 64 68 3.7 3.9 32 29 1,740,000
New York 1,837 2,000 10.1 11.0 3 3 18,197,000
North Carolina 488 498 6.4 6.6 16 17 7,651,000
North Dakota 7 10 1.1 1.6 47 45 634,000
Ohio 317 230 2.8 2.1 35 41 11,257,000
Oklahoma 208 198 6.2 5.9 17 20 3,358,000
Oregon 123 156 3.7 4.8 30 24 3,316,000
Pennsylvania 454 448 3.8 3.7 29 31 11,994,000
Rhode Island 53 63 5.3 6.4 20 18 991,000
South Carolina 315 286 8.1 7.5 9 13 3,886,000
South Dakota 21 23 2.9 3.1 34 35 733,000
Tennessee 382 439 7.0 8.1 14 11 5,484,000
Texas 1,649 1,820 8.2 9.2 7 4 20,044,000
Utah 40 52 1.9 2.5 42 36 2,130,000
Vermont 3 5 0.5 0.8 50 49 594,000
Virginia 334 339 4.9 5.0 23 22 6,873,000
Washington 258 265 4.5 4.7 25 25 5,756,000
West Virginia 41 42 2.3 2.3 38 37 1,807,000
Wisconsin 110 109 2.1 2.1 40 40 5,250,000
Wyoming 3 4 0.6 0.8 49 50 480,000
American Samoa¹,² 4 6.3 -- -- 63,781
Fed. States of Micronesia¹,² -- -- 131,500
Guam¹,² 69 89 45.4 59.7 -- -- 151,968
N. Mariana Islands¹,² 66 95.4 -- -- 69,216
Puerto Rico¹,² 200 201 5.1 5.2 -- -- 3,889,507
Republic of Palau¹,² 11 59.7 -- -- 18,434
U. S. Virgin Islands¹,² -- -- 119,615
  1. Not ranked with the states.
  2. Not included in U. S. totals.

Ellipses indicate data not available.

Note: Denominators for computing 1999 rates were obtained from State Population Estimates: Annual Time Series, July 1, 1990, to July 1, 1999, ST- 99- 3 (www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/st-99-3.txt).

See Surveillance Slide #4.

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