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Table 63a: Race - Completion of tuberculosis (TB) therapy within 12 months, by race, United States, 1999

  All races White Black API
Population group % complete Number** % complete Number** % complete Number** % complete Number**
                 
Total 79.9 12,138 80.3 5,480 80.2 3,864 78.6 2,600
                 
Age                
0-17 88.5 1,065 88 529 89.2 370 89.7 148
18-44 78 5,339 78.3 2,144 76.8 1,826 79.1 1,253
45-64 79.4 3,367 80.1 1,461 80.5 1,161 77.1 687
65 and over 81.5 2,367 81.2 1,306 87.3 507 76.8 512
                 
Gender                
Female 80.3 4,665 81.9 1,975 79.3 1,409 78.8 1,206
Male 79.7 7,473 79.4 3,505 80.7 2,455 78.5 1,394
                 
Ethnicity                
Hispanic 79.1 2,751 79.2 2,631 81 85 *65.5 19
Non-Hispanic 80.2 9,387 81.4 2,849 80.2 3,779 78.7 2,581

*Number of people eligible for this calculation was less than 50.

**Numbers shown are for numerators only.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National TB Surveillance System.

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