Rethinking the socioeconomics and geography of tuberculosis among foreign-born residents of New Jersey, 1994-1999.


OBJECTIVES This study investigated the socioeconomic profile of foreign-born tuberculosis patients in New Jersey. METHODS Foreign- and US-born tuberculosis patients in 1994-1999 were compared using various measures of socioeconomic status. RESULTS Out of 4295 tuberculosis patients, 2005 (47%) were foreign-born. Foreign-born patients resided in more… (More)

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