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373 National Arthritis Month—May 1996 373 Prevalence and Impact of Arthritis



During Tuberculosis 1995, Morbidity a total of — 22,813 Continued cases of tuberculosis (TB) (8.7 cases per 100,000 population) were reported to CDC from the 50 states, the District of Columbia (DC), and New York City—a 6.4 % decrease from 1994 (24,361 cases [9.4 per 100,000]) (1); an additional 262 cases were reported from Puerto Rico. This represents the third consecutive year the number of reported TB cases has decreased (Table 1) (2), resulting in the lowest rate for reported TB cases since national surveillance began in 1953. This report summarizes TB surveillance data for 1995 and compares these data with selected data for 1986–1994, and indicates a decreased number of TB cases among U.S.born persons and increased number among foreign-born persons. During 1995, a total of 32 states and DC reported fewer TB cases than in 1994; in comparison, during 1994, a total of 26 states and DC reported fewer cases than in 1993, and during 1993, a total of 31 states reported fewer cases than in 1992 (Table 1)

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