Communicable Disease Indicators - Rensselaer County

2013-2015

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 (2012-2014) (Table) (Trend) (Map) 682 96.3 104.0 Yes 112.0 Yes 1st
Pertussis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 8 1.7* 5.0 Yes 6.6 Yes 1st
Mumps incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 0.5 Yes 0.1 Yes 2nd
Meningococcal incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 0.1 Yes 0.1 Yes 2nd
H. influenza incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 1.5* 1.4 No 1.6 No 2nd
Hepatitis A incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 1 0.2* 0.6 No 0.5 No 2nd
Acute hepatitis B incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 0 0.0* 0.5 Yes 0.4 Yes 2nd
Tuberculosis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 0.6* 4.1 Yes 1.8 No 2nd
E. coli Shiga Toxin incidence per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 1.3* 1.5 No 1.8 No 2nd
Salmonella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 56 11.7 11.8 No 11.7 No 2nd
Shigella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 7 1.5* 3.9 Yes 2.6 No 3rd
Lyme disease incidence rate per 100,000# (Table) (Map) 1,582 329.6 38.1 Yes 59.3 Yes 4th
% of adults aged 65 years and older with flu shot in last year (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 77.4 72.4 No 77.1 No 2nd
% of adults aged 65 years and older who ever received pneumonia shot (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 72.8 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