Table 4

 Proportion of adults (aged ⩾15 years) with tuberculosis (TB) co-infected with HIV by ethnic group and year of TB diagnosis reported in England and Wales, 1999–2003

Ethnic group19992000200120022003
TBTB/HIV (%)TBTB/HIV (%)TBTB/HIV (%)TBTB/HIV (%)TBTB/HIV (%)
White175825 (1.4)184537 (2.0)185238 (2.1)163339 (2.4)158040 (2.5)
Black African833105 (12.6)965155 (16.1)1041208 (19.9)1433329 (23.0)1666420 (25.2)
Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi19984 (0.2)22208 (0.4)21336 (0.3)225612 (0.5)22467 (0.3)
Mixed/other3146 (1.9)3799 (2.4)45611 (2.4)59619 (3.2)57413 (2.3)
Black Caribbean1303 (2.3)1833 (1.6)1714 (2.3)1877 (3.7)1475 (3.4)
Black other210 (0.0)260 (0.0)322 (6.3)5310 (18.9)724 (5.6)
Unknown33436 (7.8)37241 (11.0)52645 (8.6)34043 (12.7)29959 (19.7)
Total5388169 (3.1)5990253 (4.2)6211314 (5.1)6497459 (7.1)6584548 (8.3)