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Table 1.113
Percent of tuberculosis patients who completed a curative course of treatment within 12 months of initiation of treatment, United States, 1998 and 2003
Population group 2003 1998
Numbera Percent Numbera Percent
Total   10,675 81.5 12,501 79.1
Age 0-17 963 91.0 1,078 87.4
18-44 4,819 80.0 5,448 76.6
45-64 3,055 80.6 3,437 79.1
65 and over 1,838 82.3 2,538 81.4
Race Black 3,046 81.8 3,924 77.2
White 4,833 81.2 5,703 79.8
Other 2,796 81.5 2,874 80.3
Gender Male 6,454 80.9 7,678 78.5
Female 4,221 82.2 4,822 80.1
Ethnicity Hispanic 2,997 80.1 2,876 78.7
Non-Hispanic 7,678 82.0 9,617 79.2

a Numbers shown are for numerators only; excludes cases with unknown age, sex, race, or ethnicity.

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

 

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