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Table 63c: Race, Foreign-Born - Completion of tuberculosis (TB) therapy within 12 months, by race (foreign-born only), United States, 1999

  All races White Black API
Population group % complete Number** % complete Number** % complete Number** % complete Number**
                 
Total 79.0 5,476 79.3 2,291 78.1 725 79.0 2,460
                 
Age                
0-17 89.5 334 89.9 179 86.7 72 91.2 83
18-44 78.2 2,982 77.7 1,269 76.9 504 79.3 1,209
45-64 79.0 1,321 80.2 519 79.0 124 78.1 678
65 and over 78.2 839 78.8 324 75.8* 25 77.9 490
                 
Gender                
Female 79.6 2,303 81.4 872 75.7 296 79.3 1,135
Male 78.6 3,173 78.0 1,419 79.9 429 78.8 1,325
                 
Ethnicity                
Hispanic 78.4 1,940 78.5 1,868 78.9 56 *67.7 16
Non-Hispanic 79.4 3,533 82.9 422 78.0 668 79.1 2,443

*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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