Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control, Puerto Rico, 1898–2015
, 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 3. Incidence (no. cases/100,000 population, on logarithmic scale) of reported TB cases in Puerto Rico and the United States, 1953–2015. Puerto Rico data for 1953–1992 sourced from US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention annual TB reports; data not available for 1977; data for 1993–2015 sourced from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Online Tuberculosis Information System (https://wonder.cdc.gov/tb.html).
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