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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 106c
Tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by race (foreign born only)a, United States, 2001
Population group Total White Black API
Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb
Total   80.0 5,839 78.9 2,452 82.3 905 80.3 2,482
Age 0-17 88.1 355 88.4 176 92.0 103 82.6 76
18-44 80.2 3,336 78.5 1,439 81.8 656 81.3 1,241
45-64 79.2 1,353 77.0 515 80.8 122 80.6 716
65 and over 77.6 795 79.1 322 * * 77.0 449
Gender Female 81.7 2,437 82.8 943 84.9 387 79.8 1,107
Male 78.9 3,402 76.7 1,509 80.4 518 80.8 1,375
Ethnicity Hispanic 78.6 2,136 78.4 2,061 * * * *
Non-Hispanic 80.9 3,703 81.6 391 82.4 856 80.2 2,456

a Only cases with known age, sex, race and ethnicity are shown in this table.

b Numbers shown are only for cases completing therapy within 12 months.

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality (number of patients < 50).

Key: API: Asian or Pacific Islander.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National TB Surveillance System.

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