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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2007

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Table 120d
Tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, by ethnicity (foreign born only),a United States, 2003
Population group Total Non-Hispanic Hispanic, all races
All races White Black
Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Numberb Percent Percent Numberb
Total   5,906 81.4 3,637 82.4 318 84.8 838 83.9 2,269 79.8
Age 0-17 352 91.4 175 91.1 * * 72 91.1 177 91.7
18-44 3,320 81.4 1,962 83.5 121 84.6 595 85.0 1,358 78.5
45-64 1,416 80.0 925 80.6 78 81.3 134 78.4 491 79.1
65 and over 818 80.2 575 79.5 96 86.5 * * 243 81.8
Gender Male 3,429 80.8 1,995 83.0 167 81.1 473 85.1 1,434 77.9
Female 2,477 82.3 1,642 81.7 151 89.3 365 82.4 835 83.4

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).

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

 

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