Slide 090 Epidemiologic Basis of Tuberculosis Control
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A similar picture emerges among females.  Respiratory tuberculosis case notification rates in young age groups are more pronounced among women than among men, because the rates among females decreased faster than among males in this period of observation and the risk of progression to tuberculosis is higher among young adult women than among men of the same age group, but the same or perhaps even inverted among the elderly.
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