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Table 63b: Ethnicity - Completion of tuberculosis (TB) therapy within 12 months, by ethnicity, United States, 1999

          Non-Hispanic
  All persons Hispanic* All races** White Black
Population group % complete Number*** % complete Number*** % complete Number*** % complete Number*** % complete Number***
                     
Total 79.9 12,138 79.1 2,751 80.1 9,387 81.4 2,849 80.2 3,779
                     
Age                    
0-17 88.5 1,065 87.9 420 89 645 89.9 124 88.8 358
18-44 78.0 5,339 76.4 1,400 78.6 3,939 81.3 850 76.8 1,782
45-64 79.4 3,367 79.8 603 79.4 2,764 80.1 887 80.4 1,137
65 and over 81.5 2,367 79.4 328 81.9 2,039 81.8 988 87.2 502
                     
Gender                    
Female 80.3 4,665 81.2 1,012 80 3,653 82.4 1,004 79.4 1,383
Male 79.7 7,473 77.9 1,739 80.2 5,734 80.9 1,845 80.6 2,396

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other single races and persons of multiple race.

***Numbers shown are for numerators only.

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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