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Epidemiology of TB in Oregon

Oregon Tuberculosis Data

Incidence of TB disease in Oregon generally has been declining over the past decade.

In 2012, 61 cases of TB were verified in Oregon, for a rate of 1.6 cases per 100,000 residents. This is a decrease from 2011, when 74 TB cases were reported. The national TB disease rate is usually higher than Oregon’s rate; in 2012 the national rate was 3.2 cases per 100,000 residents.

Oregon TB disease incidence remains higher in foreign-born than US-born residents. In 2012, 74% of TB cases were among foreign-born residents.

In 2012, 10.2% of isolates tested were resistant to INH (a primary first-line TB drug). One case of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR TB, or TB that is resistant to at least both INH and rifampin) was reported in Oregon in 2012.

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Archived Case Data (2000-2011) 

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