Communicable Disease Indicators - Schenectady 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) 785 109.5 104.0 No 112.0 No 2nd
Pertussis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 10 2.1 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) 5 1.1* 1.4 No 1.6 No 1st
Hepatitis A incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 2 0.4* 0.6 No 0.5 No 3rd
Acute hepatitis B incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 6 1.3* 0.5 No 0.4 Yes 4th
Tuberculosis incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 9 1.9* 4.1 Yes 1.8 No 3rd
E. coli Shiga Toxin incidence per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 3 0.6* 1.5 No 1.8 No 1st
Salmonella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 31 6.7 11.8 Yes 11.7 Yes 1st
Shigella incidence rate per 100,000 (Table) (Trend) (Map) 5 1.1* 3.9 Yes 2.6 No 3rd
Lyme disease incidence rate per 100,000# (Table) (Map) 227 48.7 38.1 Yes 59.3 Yes 3rd
% of adults aged 65 years and older with flu shot in last year (2013-2014) (Table) (Map) N/A 77.2 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 71.6 65.1 No 70.7 No 3rd

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