Communicable Disease Indicators - Herkimer County

2012-2014

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYS Rate exc NYC Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Pneumonia/flu hospitalization rate (aged 65 years and older) per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 577 163.2 103.5 Yes 111.8 Yes 4th
Pertussis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 3.1* 8.4 Yes 12.9 Yes 1st
Mumps incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 0.3 Yes 0.1 Yes 2nd
Meningococcal incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 0.2 Yes 0.2 Yes 2nd
H. influenza incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 1.0* 1.5 No 1.6 No 2nd
Hepatitis A incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 0.5* 0.6 No 0.5 No 3rd
Acute hepatitis B incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 0.5* 0.6 No 0.4 No 3rd
Tuberculosis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 0.5* 4.3 Yes 1.9 No 2nd
E. coli O157 incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 0.5* 0.5 No 0.7 No 3rd
Salmonella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 5.2 12.4 Yes 11.9 Yes 1st
Shigella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 2.1* 4.6 No 4.1 No 3rd
Lyme disease incidence rate per 100,000# (Table) (Map) 81 42.1 34.2 No 53.4 Yes 3rd
% of adults aged 65 years and older with flu shot in last year (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 69.1 72.4 No 77.1 No 4th
% of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received pneumonia shot (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 74.3 65.1 No 70.7 No 2nd

N/A: Data not available

*: Fewer than 10 events in the numerator, therefore the rate is unstable

#: A sample of investigated positive laboratory results was used to extrapolate the total cases for several counties. See: Technical Notes