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2004 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.96: Percent of tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, United States, 1999 and 2000

  2000 1999
Population group Number Percent Number Percent
Total 11,443 80.2 12,153 79.9
Age (not age adjusted)        
    0-17 1,028 89.8 1,066 88.5
    18-44 5,080 78.2 5,345 78.0
    45-64 3,273 80.4 3,371 79.5
    65 and over 2,062 81.1 2,371 81.5
Race        
    Black 3,673 80.6 3,865 80.2
    White 5,057 80.6 5,485 80.3
    Other 2,713 79.2 2,803 78.7
Gender        
    Male 7,062 80.1 7,484 79.7
    Female 4,381 80.4 4,669 80.3
Ethnicity        
    Hispanic 2,701 79.8 2,751 79.1
    Non-Hispanic 8,730 80.4 9,389 80.2

* Numbers shown are for numerators only.

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

 

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