Skip to main content

Table 3 Reported adjusted rates by species and sex

From: Epidemiological risk factors and the geographical distribution of eight Mycobacterium species

  1980’s 1990’s 2000’s
O’Brien et al. 1982a Butler and Crawford 1999 This Study
Adjusted-Reports per 100,000 persons Male Female Male Female Male Female
M. avium complex (MAC) 0.31 0.29 1.98 1.16 3.08 3.27
M. gordonae    1.06 0.63 1.43 0.98
M. kansasii 0.1 0.04 0.17 0.08 0.28 0.13
M. abscessus    0.01 0.01 0.21 0.16
M. chelonae 0.02 0.01 0.08 0.07 0.28 0.20
M. fortuitum 0.06 0.05 0.32 0.19 0.59 0.31
M. mucogenicum    0.001 0.001 0.22 0.20
M. peregrinum    0 0 0.14 0.16
Population (thousands) 110,053.1b 116,492.6b 121,239.3c 127,470.5c 10,104,536 10,549,732
  1. a Appendix A- report numbers; b1980 U.S. Census; c1990 U.S. Census