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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 120b
Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment,a by ethnicity, United States, 2003
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent
Total   10,675 81.5 7,678 82.0 1,937 82.8 2,981 81.8 2,997 80.1
Age 0-17 963 91.0 523 91.9 91 91.9 281 90.9 440 90.9
18-44 4,819 80.0 3,235 81.3 509 81.6 1,380 80.1 1,584 77.5
45-64 3,055 80.6 2,397 80.9 672 81.0 938 81.1 658 79.7
65 and over 1,838 82.3 1,523 82.5 665 84.7 382 83.4 315 81.0
Gender Male 6,454 80.9 4,602 82.2 1,262 83.0 1,807 81.3 1,852 78.1
Female 4,221 82.2 3,076 81.8 675 82.6 1,174 82.4 1,145 83.5

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.

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

 

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