Table 2

Number of patients with tuberculosis and rate of disease by place of birth, year of entry to the UK, and ethnic group in England and Wales, 1998

  • 2-150 Arrived in the UK from 1994 to 1998.

  • 2-160 Arrived in the UK prior to 1994.

  • 2-151 High numbers of patients born abroad with unknown year of entry for some ethnic groups means that some rates for either recent entry or longer resident categories may be higher than stated.

  • 2-164 Rate per 100‚ÄČ000 population.

  • Source of population data: 1998 Labour Force Survey.