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National data available for 2011 indicate that a total of 10,521 new TB cases were reported last year in the United States (incidence 3.4 cases/100,000 population), representing an overall decline of 3.8% from 2010. TB continues to disproportionately affect foreign born persons, and Asians became the single largest racial/ethnic group affected by TB, with a case rate 25 times higher than non-Hispanic whites.