Communicable Disease Indicators - Bronx County

2009-2011

Indicator Data Links 3 Year Total County Rate NYS Rate Sig.Dif. NYC Rate Sig.Dif. County Ranking
Group
Pneumonia/flu hospitalization rate (aged 65 years and older) per 10,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5,567 125.7 122.3 Yes 105.5 Yes 2nd
Pertussis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 67 1.6 4.2 Yes 2.2 No 2nd
Mumps incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28 0.7 5.5 Yes 7.7 Yes 4th
Meningococcal incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 15 0.4 0.2 No 0.3 No 3rd
H. influenza incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 82 2.0 1.5 No 1.5 No 3rd
Hepatitis A incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 28 0.7 0.7 No 0.9 No 3rd
Acute hepatitis B incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 39 0.9 0.7 No 0.9 No 4th
Tuberculosis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 355 8.5 4.9 Yes 8.7 No 4th
E. coli O157 incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 18 0.4 0.6 No 0.3 No 2nd
Salmonella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 752 18.0 13.6 Yes 14.9 Yes 4th
Shigella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 173 4.1 3.5 No 4.8 Yes 4th
Lyme disease incidence rate per 100,000# (Table) (Map) 170 4.1 40.4 Yes 10.1 Yes 1st
% of adults aged 65 years and older with flu shot in last year (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 58.6 75.0 Yes 73.8 Yes 4th
% of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received pneumonia shot (2008-2009) (Table) (Map) N/A 48.3 64.7 Yes 56.2 No 4th

N/A: Data not available

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

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