Table 3

Incidence rates and relative risks of tuberculosis in men and women (per 100,000 population), 2000-2006 by race

Black Men (pop. 2,984,932)

Non-Black Men (pop. 16,313,588)

Black Women (pop. 3,649,423)

Non-Black Women (pop. 17,001,005)

Casesa

Incidenceb

Cases

Incidence

Relative Riskc (95% CI)

Cases

Incidence

Cases

Incidence

Relative Riskd (95% CI)


All Tuberculosis

630

21.11

784

4.81

4.39 (3.95-4.88)

303

8.30

399

2.35

3.54 (3.05-4.11)


Pulmonary Tuberculosis

453

15.18

619

3.79

4.00 (3.54-4.51)

186

5.10

301

1.77

2.88 (2.40-3.46)


Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis

177

5.93

165

1.01

5.86 (4.74-7.25)

117

3.21

98

0.58

5.56 (4.25-7.27)


a Tuberculosis cases

bIncidence rate per 100,000 population

c Incidence in black men/incidence in non-black men

d Incidence in black women/incidence in non-black women

Fiske et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:16   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-16

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