Communicable Disease Indicators - Westchester County

2011-2013

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) 4,464 102.1 112.6 Yes 121.9 Yes 1st
Pertussis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 323 11.2 8.8 Yes 12.9 Yes 3rd
Mumps incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 0.1* 0.2 No 0.1 No 4th
Meningococcal incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 4 0.1* 0.2 No 0.2 No 3rd
H. influenza incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 37 1.3 1.7 No 1.7 No 2nd
Hepatitis A incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28 1.0 0.7 No 0.5 Yes 4th
Acute hepatitis B incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 24 0.8 0.6 No 0.5 Yes 4th
Tuberculosis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 103 3.6 4.5 Yes 1.9 Yes 4th
E. coli O157 incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 24 0.8 0.6 No 0.8 No 3rd
Salmonella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 432 15.0 12.9 Yes 12.2 Yes 4th
Shigella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 78 2.7 4.8 Yes 4.4 Yes 3rd
Lyme disease incidence rate per 100,000# (Table) (Map) 1,093 37.9 36.6 No 57.8 Yes 3rd
% of adults aged 65 years and older with flu shot in last year (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 78.4 72.4 No 77.1 No 1st
% of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received pneumonia shot (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 71.8 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