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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006

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Table 112d
Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by ethnicity (foreign born only),a United States, 2002
        Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
    Total All races White Black
Population group Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Percent Numberb
Total 5,585 80.9 3,487 82.0 375 85.8 775 81.8 2,098 79.2
Age 0-17 328 89.4 178 92.2 * * 74 90.2 150 86.2
18-44 3,173 80.9 1,892 82.5 166 86.9 558 82.1 1,281 78.7
45-64 1,286 80.9 841 80.9 79 84.9 102 76.1 445 80.9
65 and over 798 77.6 576 78.8 103 81.7 * * 222 74.5
Gender Female 2,345 82.5 1,583 82.5 168 85.7 361 83.4 762 82.6
Male 3,240 79.7 1,904 81.5 207 85.9 414 80.5 1,336 77.3

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).

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

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