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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005

Research

Tuberculosis Elimination in the Netherlands

Martien W. Borgdorff*†Comments to Author , Marieke J van der Werf*, Petra E.W. de Haas‡, Kristin Kremer‡, and Dick van Soolingen‡
Author affiliations: *KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, the Netherlands; †University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and; ‡National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

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Table 1

Tuberculosis cases with new strains among the Dutch, 1995–2000, and their secondary cases within 2 years

Cases with new strains Cases with new strains being 
first of cluster, n (%) Other cases in these clusters within 
2 years of first case
Dutch Non-Dutch
Year
  1995 229 34 (15) 52 17
  1996 255 36 (14) 40 19
  1997 227 29 (13) 32 8
  1998 193 31 (16) 34 16
  1999 220 29 (13) 31 10
  2000 194 23 (12) 27 17
Age group
  <25 102 32 (31) 43 16
  25–34 154 41 (27) 43 30
  35–44 140 28 (20) 37 10
  45–54 115 11 (10) 14 6
  55–64 150 19 (13) 22 9
  65–74 219 22 (10) 28 8
  >75 438 29 (7) 29 8
Sex
  Male 740 103 (14) 121 44
  Female 578 79 (14) 95 43
Total 1,318 182 (14) 216 87

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