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Table 78a: Tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by race, United States, 2000

  All races White Black API AI/AN
Population group Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number**
                     
Total 80.2 11,414 80.5 5,054 80.6 3,671 78.7 2,517 86.0 172
                     
Age                    
    0-17 89.8 1,025 89.4 474 90.4 377 88.0 146 * *
    18-44 78.1 5,066 78.4 2,090 76.9 1,701 78.9 1,209 85.7 66
    45-64 80.4 3,264 80.3 1,374 81.3 1,132 79.1 709 * *
    65 and over 81.1 2,059 81.6 1,116 86.0 461 75.1 453 * *
                     
Gender                    
    Female 80.4 4,367 81.5 1,845 81.0 1,334 77.7 1,119 84.1 69
    Male 80.1 7,047 80.0 3,209 80.3 2,337 79.6 1,398 87.3 103
                     
Ethnicity                    
    Hispanic 79.9 2,695 79.9 2,593 75.0 75 * * * *
    Non-Hispanic 80.3 8,719 81.2 2,461 80.7 3,596 78.6 2,495 86.5 167
                     

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

**Numbers shown are for numerators only.

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander; AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native

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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