|Multivariate rate ratios* comparing TB rates in areas of low (referent) and high SES among U.S.- born and foreign-born populations|
|Foreign-born(95% CI†)||U.S.-born(95% CI)|
|Education‡||1.01 (0.94-1.08)||1.60 (1.48-1.73)|
|Crowding§||1.16 (1.10-1.21)||2.05 (1.92-2.18)|
|Incomell||1.14 (1.06-1.23)||1.16 (1.07-1.26)|
|Unemployment**||1.00 (0.94-1.07)||1.88 (1.75-2.02)|
* Multivariate models were adjusted for all SES variables.
† Confidence interval.
‡ Percentage of the total population 25 and over in the ZIP Code Tabulation. Area (ZCTA) with any college attendance.
§ Percentage of housing units in the ZCTA with one or more persons per room.
ll Per capita income in 1999 in the ZCTA.
** Percentage of the total population in the ZCTA civilian labor force that is unemployed.
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