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Results of a 29-state survey of tuberculosis in nursing homes and correctional facilities.

@article{Hutton1993ResultsOA,
  title={Results of a 29-state survey of tuberculosis in nursing homes and correctional facilities.},
  author={Michael D. Hutton and George M. Cauthen and Alan B. Bloch},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1993},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={
          305-14
        }
}
  • Michael D. Hutton, George M. Cauthen, Alan B. Bloch
  • Published in Public health reports 1993
  • Medicine
  • A survey of the 15,379 cases of tuberculosis reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by 29 State health departments in 1984 and 1985 revealed that 7.7 percent of the victims older than age 64 were living in a nursing home at the time of diagnosis and 1.8 percent between the ages of 15 and 64 were living in a correctional institution at the time of diagnosis. Incidence rates of tuberculosis for residents of nursing homes and for inmates of Federal and State prisons and local… CONTINUE READING

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