Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control, Puerto Rico, 1898–2015
Emilio Dirlikov1 , Dana Thomas1 , David Yost, Betzaida Tejada-Vera, Maria Bermudez, Olga Joglar, and Terence Chorba
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Dirlikov, D. Thomas, D. Yost, O. Joglar, T. Chorba); United States Public Health Service, Commissioned Corps, Rockville, Maryland, USA (D. Thomas, D. Yost); National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, Maryland, USA (B. Tejada-Vera); Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico (M. Bermudez, O. Joglar)
Figure 2. Mortality rate (no. deaths/100,000 population, on logarithmic scale) for reported TB cases in Puerto Rico and the United States, 1932–2015. Mortality data for Puerto Rico were not recorded for 1967–1969 and 1972.
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