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Table 63d: Ethnicity, Foreign-Born - Completion of tuberculosis (TB) therapy within 12 months, by ethnicity (foreign-born only), 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 79.2 5,503 78.5 1,953 79.4 3,533 82.9 423 78.1 669
                     
Age                    
0-17 89.5 333 89.7 156 89.4 177 92.9 26 86.3 69
18-44 78.2 2,982 76.4 1,132 79.4 1,850 85.7 180 77.2 470
45-64 79.0 1,319 80.1 435 78.4 884 80.2 105 77.9 106
65 and over 78.2 839 78.3 217 78.1 622 79.3 111 74.2 23
                     
Gender                    
Female 79.6 2,303 80.6 695 79.2 1,608 82.9 199 76 282
Male 78.6 3,170 77.2 1,245 79.5 1,925 82.9 223 79.6 386

*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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