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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 120a
Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment,a by race, United States, 2003
Population group Total White Black API AI/AN
Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent
Total   10,675 81.5 4,833 81.2 3,046 81.8 2,669 81.7 127 77.9
Age 0-17 963 91.0 521 91.2 286 91.1 140 89.7 * *
18-44 4,819 80.0 2,041 78.4 1,417 80.2 1,315 82.6 * *
45-64 3,055 80.6 1,300 80.3 956 81.1 752 80.9 * *
65 and over 1,838 82.3 971 83.8 387 83.2 462 78.4 * *
Gender Male 6,454 80.9 3,055 80.1 1,844 81.3 1,469 82.4 86 77.5
Female 4,221 82.2 1,778 83.1 1,202 82.5 1,200 80.9 * *
Ethnicity Hispanic 2,997 80.1 2,896 80.2 65 82.3 * * * *
Non-Hispanic 7,678 82.0 1,937 82.8 2,981 81.8 2,642 81.8 118 78.7

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

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

 

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