Epidemiology of Urban Tuberculosis in the United States, 2000-2007
June 20, 2011
The current study examined TB incidence rates and characteristics of TB patients in 48 large U.S. cities.
Data from CDC's National Tuberculosis Surveillance System were used to categorize the cities annually from 2000 to 2007 as reporting decreasing or nondecreasing rates with Joinpoint analysis. Patients' demographic, clinical and treatment characteristics were compared using bivariate and multivariate analyses.
American Journal of Public Health
07.2011; Vol. 101; No. 7: P.1256-1263; Eyal Oren, PhD, MS; Carla A. Winston, PhD; Robert Pratt, BS; Valerie A. Robison, DDS, PhD, MPH; Masahiro Narita, MD
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