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Table 3. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Race/Ethnicity:
United States, 1991-2001

Year
Total Cases
White, 
non-Hispanic
Black,
non-Hispanic
 Hispanic1
American Indian/ Alaska Native
Asian/ Pacific Islander
 Unknown or  Missing
  No.
 %
Rate
  No.
 %
Rate
  No.
 %
Rate
No.
 %
Rate
  No.
 %
Rate
No.
 %
1991 26,283 7,709 29 4.1 9,536 36 31.9 5,354 20 22.9 342 1 18.5 3,324 13 44.3 18 0
1992 26,673 7,618 29 4.0 9,623 36 31.7 5,437 20 22.4 299 1 16.2 3,649 14 46.3 47 0
1993 25,287 6,922 27 3.6 8,951 35 29.1 5,194 21 20.6 274 1 14.6 3,680 15 44.5 266 1
1994 24,361 6,494 27 3.4 8,345 34 26.8 5,074 21 19.5 332 1 17.4 3,821 16 45.3 295 1
1995 22,860 5,989 26 3.1 7,555 33 23.9 4,847 21 18.0 319 1 16.5 3,997 17 45.9 153 1
1996 21,337 5,506 26 2.8 7,106 33 22.3 4,533 21 16.0 284 1 14.5 3,814 18 41.6 94 0
1997 19,851 4,872 25 2.5 6,610 33 20.5 4,228 21 14.4 264 1 13.4 3,833 19 40.6 44 0
1998 18,361 4,495 24 2.3 5,831 32 17.8 4,099 22 13.6 253 1 12.6 3,623 20 36.6 60 0
1999 17,531 4,224 24 2.2 5,552 32 16.8 3,875 22 12.4 240 1 11.8 3,591 20 35.3 49 0
2000 16,377 3,674 22 1.9 5,161 32 15.2 3,805 23 10.8 236 1 11.4 3,451 21 32.9 50 0
2001 15,989 3,357 21 1.6 4,796 30 13.8 4,001 25 11.9 233 1 11.0 3,552 22 32.7 50 0

1Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
Note: Case rates for 2001 based on an extrapolation to the July 2001 population from the U.S. Census July 2000 estimates by age, race, sex, and Hispanic origin.
See Surveillance Slides #8 and #9.

 


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