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Division of TB Control Virginia Department of Health James Madison Building, First Floor 109 Governor Street Richmond, VA 23219 Telephone: 804-864-7906. Epidemiology of TB in Virginia 2003. Number of Reported TB Cases VA, 1983-2003. 332 cases in 2003.

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Epidemiology of tb in virginia 2003

Division of TB ControlVirginia Department of HealthJames Madison Building, First Floor109 Governor StreetRichmond, VA 23219Telephone: 804-864-7906

Epidemiology of TB in Virginia

2003


Number of reported tb cases va 1983 2003
Number of Reported TB CasesVA, 1983-2003

332 cases in 2003


Tuberculosis tb a disease of public health significance
Tuberculosis (TB):A Disease of Public Health Significance

  • Potentially fatal disease transmitted by prolonged contact

    • 21 deaths in 2003

  • Long, multidrug treatment regimens increase risk of nonadherence

  • Serious impact of improper/inadequate treatment on community

  • Disproportionate impact on disenfranchised


Tb control challenges in virginia
TB Control Challenges in Virginia

  • High morbidity in Northern Virginia

  • Increasing proportion of TB patients born outside the United States

    • 48 different countries of origin

    • 20 primary languages spoken, other than English

  • High incidence of drug-resistant cases


Tb case rates va and national 1995 2003
TB Case RatesVA and National, 1995-2003

Year Cases VA Rate Nat’l Rate

1995 350 5.5 8.7

1996 349 5.38.0

1997 349 5.3 7.4

1998 339 5.2 6.8

1999 334 4.9 6.4

2000 292 4.1 5.8

2001 306 4.3 5.6

2002315 4.5 5.2

2003 332 4.6 5.1


Percent of reported tb cases by va region 2002 and 2003
Percent of Reported TB Casesby VA Region: 2002 and 2003

2003

2002


Number of reported tb cases by va region 1999 2003
Number of Reported TB CasesBy VA Region, 1999-2003


Number of reported tb cases by age and sex va 2003
Number of Reported TB Casesby Age and Sex: VA, 2003


Percent of reported tb cases by age va 1995 2003
Percent of Reported TB Casesby Age: VA, 1995-2003


Percent of reported tb cases by race ethnicity va 2002 2003
Percent of Reported TB Casesby Race/Ethnicity: VA, 2002-2003

2002

2003


Number of reported foreign vs us born tb cases va 1993 2003
Number of ReportedForeign- vs. US-Born TB Cases, VA 1993-2003


Percent of reported tb cases by country of birth va 2003
Percent of Reported TB Casesby Country of Birth: VA, 2003


MDR

MDR Cases & Percent of Resistance toAny First Line Drugs: VA, 1998-2003


Number of reported tb aids cases va 1993 2003
Number of ReportedTB/AIDS Cases: VA, 1993-2003


Percent of reported cases with sputum conversion in 90 days
Percent of Reported Cases withSputum Conversion in < 90 Days

VA, 1994-2003



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