Oregon Tuberculosis Data
During 2017, 69 cases of TB disease were identified in Oregon, corresponding to an incidence of 1.7 cases of disease for every 100,000 Oregon residents. This represents a decrease of one case from the 2016 count of 70 cases, a 1.4% decline. The overall incidence remains unchanged.
In 2017, 15% of tested isolates were resistant to isoniazid, a primary first-line TB drug. There were no cases of multi-drug resistant TB (TB that is resistant to at least isoniazid and rifampin) reported in Oregon in 2017.
Oregon's rate of TB disease is lower than the national rate. In 2017, the United States TB rate was 2.8 per 100,000 residents.