The County of San Diego TB control program conducts public health surveillance for active TB cases. Data highlights from this system and links to similar data at the state, national and global levels are provided below.
Active TB incidence by zip code, San Diego County, 2016-2020
The highest numbers of cases and incident rates occur in the South and Central regions of the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.
Number and incidence of new active TB cases, San Diego County, 2012-2021
In 2021, San Diego County’s
annual TB incidence was 6.1 cases per 100,000 persons, slightly higher
than in 2020, when a decrease of more than 20% from the prior 5-year
average occurred. The rate had previously fluctuated over the past
decade, remaining less than 9 per 100,000.
State, National & Global Statistics