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Table 3. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Race/Ethnicity:
United States, 1989-1999

Year Total Cases White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic¹ American Indian/
Alaskan Native
Asian/
Pacific Islander
Unknown/
Missing
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
Rate
No.
%
1989 23,495
7,638
33
4.0
8,743
37
29.5
3,958
17
19.3
344
1
19.8
2,738
12
39.8
74
0
1990 25,701
7,836
30
4.2
9,634
37
33.0
4,809
19
21.5
361
1
20.1
3,004
12
43.1
57
0
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

1. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Note: Denominators for computing rates were based on official post-census estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

See Surveillance Slide #7.

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