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Table 3.  Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Race/Ethnicity: United States, 1992-2002

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.
 %
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
1.7
4,796
30
13.8
4,001
25
10.8
233
1
8.5
3,552
22
30.9
50
0
2002
15,075
3,041
20
1.5
4,439
29
12.6
3,976
26
10.4
187
1
6.8
3,345
22
27.8
87
1
1Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
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 #8 and #9. 

 


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