Communicable Disease Indicators - Suffolk County

2009-2011

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) 7,968 129.9 122.3 Yes 132.7 No 2nd
Pertussis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 424 9.4 4.2 Yes 5.7 Yes 4th
Mumps incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 0.0* 5.5 Yes 3.9 Yes 3rd
Meningococcal incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 0.1* 0.2 No 0.2 No 2nd
H. influenza incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 78 1.7 1.5 No 1.6 No 3rd
Hepatitis A incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 26 0.6 0.7 No 0.5 No 3rd
Acute hepatitis B incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 30 0.7 0.7 No 0.5 No 4th
Tuberculosis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 134 3.0 4.9 Yes 2.1 Yes 4th
E. coli O157 incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18 0.4 0.6 No 0.7 Yes 2nd
Salmonella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 607 13.5 13.6 No 12.6 No 3rd
Shigella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 119 2.6 3.5 Yes 2.5 No 4th
Lyme disease incidence rate per 100,000# (Table) (Map) 1,763 39.1 40.4 No 62.8 Yes 3rd
% of adults aged 65 years and older with flu shot in last year (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 72.3 75.0 No 76.0 No 3rd
% of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received pneumonia shot (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 71.6 64.7 No 71.2 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

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