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Table 4. Tuberculosis Cases and Case Rates per 100,000 Population by Origin: United States, 1989-1999

Year Total Cases U.S.-born Persons Foreign-born Persons¹ Unknown
No. % Rate No. % Rate No. %
1989 23,495 17,646 75 5,411 23 438 2
1990 25,701 18,997 74 8.3 6,262 24 31.2 442 2
1991 26,283 19,161 73 8.2 6,982 27 33.9 140 1
1992 26,673 19,225 72 8.2 7,270 27 34.2 178 1
1993 25,287 17,464 69 7.4 7,354 29 33.6 469 2
1994 24,361 16,278 67 6.8 7,627 31 33.9 456 2
1995 22,860 14,772 65 6.1 7,930 35 34.2 158 1
1996 21,337 13,333 62 5.5 7,704 36 32.3 300 1
1997 19,851 11,898 60 4.9 7,702 39 31.2 251 1
1998 18,361 10,675 58 4.3 7,591 41 30.0 95 1
1999 17,531 9,809 56 4.0 7,553 43 29.2 169 1
  1. Includes persons born outside the United States, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Midway Island, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Palau, U.S. Minor Outlying Islands, U.S. Miscellaneous Pacific Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Ellipses indicate data not available.

Note: Denominators for computing rates were obtained from Quarterly Estimates of the United States Foreign-born and Native Resident Populations: April 1, 1990, to July 1, 1999 (www.census.gov/population/estimates/nation/nativity/fbtab001.txt).

See Surveillance Slide #9 and Slide #12.

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