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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Table 78c: Race, Foreign Born - Tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by race (foreign born only), United States, 2000

  All races White Black API
Population group Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number** Percent complete Number**
                 
Total 79.1 5,466 79.3 2,281 79.4 808 78.8 2,377
                 
Age                
    0-17 86.1 334 86.5 166 81.8 81 89.7 87
    18-44 78.9 3,036 78.6 1,324 79.2 548 79.0 1,164
    45-64 78.9 1,304 79.0 479 76.4 136 79.4 689
    65 and over 77.6 792 79.4 312 * * 75.6 437
                 
Gender                
    Female 79.9 2,267 81.8 864 82.3 349 77.7 1,054
    Male 78.5 3,199 77.9 1,417 77.3 459 79.7 1,323
                 
Ethnicity                
    Hispanic 79.0 1,947 78.9 1,885 * * * *
    Non-Hispanic 79.1 3,519 81.5 396 79.3 764 78.7 2,359
                 

*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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