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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.104
Percent of tuberculosis patients who complete a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, United States, 1999 and 2001
    2001a 1999
Population group Numberb Percent Numberb Percent
           
Total   11,279 80.5 12,153 79.9
           
Age (not age adjusted) 0-17 953 88.2 1,066 88.5
18-44 5,150 78.9 5,345 78.0
45-64 3,237 80.5 3,371 79.5
65 and over 1,939 81.4 2,371 81.5
           
Race Black 3,458 81.3 3,865 80.2
White 5,030 80.0 5,485 80.3
Other 2,791 80.5 2,803 78.7
           
Gender Male 6,916 79.8 7,484 79.7
Female 4,363 81.8 4,669 80.3
           
Ethnicity Hispanic 2,833 78.5 2,751 79.1
Non-Hispanic 8,446 81.2 9,389 80.2
           

a Only cases with known age, sex, race and ethnicity are shown for the 2001 data.

b Numbers shown are for numerators only.

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

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