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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 112c
Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by race (foreign born only),a United States, 2002
    Total White Black API
Population group Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent
Total 5,585 80.9 2,420 80.0 817 82.0 2,348 81.4
Age 0-17 328 89.4 173 88.3 76 89.4 79 91.9
18-44 3,173 80.9 1,414 79.4 583 82.3 1,176 82.2
45-64 1,286 80.9 513 81.4 113 76.9 660 81.3
65 and over 798 77.6 320 76.6 * * 433 78.0
Gender Female 2,345 82.5 908 83.1 378 83.6 1,059 81.7
Male 3,240 79.7 1,512 78.3 439 80.7 1,289 81.2
Ethnicity Hispanic 2,098 79.2 2,045 79.0 * * * *
Non-Hispanic 3,487 82.0 375 85.8 775 81.8 2,337 81.4

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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