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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 120c
Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by race (foreign born only),a United States, 2003
Population group Total White Black API
Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent
Total   5,906 81.4 2,521 80.5 878 83.6 2,507 81.6
Age 0-17 352 91.4 197 91.6 73 91.3 82 91.1
18-44 3,320 81.4 1,442 78.9 621 84.8 1,257 82.6
45-64 1,416 80.0 548 79.4 145 78.0 723 81.0
65 and over 818 80.2 334 83.7 * * 445 78.2
Gender Male 3,429 80.8 1,566 78.5 494 84.4 1,369 82.3
Female 2,477 82.3 955 84.1 384 82.6 1,138 80.8
Ethnicity Hispanic 2,269 79.8 2,203 79.9 * * * *
Non-Hispanic 3,637 82.4 318 84.8 838 83.9 2,481 81.6

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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