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New Jersey Health Statistics 1996

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1996

 

TABLE C18. REPORTABLE COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BY RACE/ETHNICITY
NEW JERSEY, 1996
DISEASE

WHITE * BLACK* ASIAN, PAC IS,
AMER IND*
HISPANIC UNKNOWN
/OTHER*
TOTAL
AMEBIASIS 10 0 1 11 19 41
BOTULISM, INFANT 3 1 1 0 2 7
BRUCELLOSIS 0 0 0 1 0 1
CAMPYLOBACTERIOSIS 348 25 9 43 367 792
COLITIS, HEMORRHAGIC 10 1 0 1 0 12
CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DIS. 1 0 0 0 0 1
CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS 8 4 0 0 24 36
DENGUE FEVER 0 0 0 0 1 1
E. COLI 0157:H7 22 2 0 0 38 62
EHRLICHIOSIS 2 0 0 0 7 9
GIARDIASIS 362 30 11 73 432 908
GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME 7 2 0 0 4 13
HEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYND. 2 0 0 1 0 3
HEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE 25 8 0 3 29 65
HEPATITIS A 184 13 10 34 153 394
HEPATITIS B 65 43 9 34 128 279
KAWASAKI DISEASE 19 5 4 2 2 32
LEGIONELLOSIS 7 2 0 0 6 15
LISTERIA 13 1 0 2 8 24
LYME DISEASE 1,460 23 15 11 681 2,190
MALARIA 2 21 11 3 31 68
MEASLES, INDIGENOUS 1 1 0 1 0 3
MENINGOCOCCAL INFECTION 17 8 0 9 45 79
MUMPS 3 0 0 0 1 4
PERTUSSIS 22 2 0 4 3 31
PSITTACOSIS 2 0 0 0 0 2
RHEUMATIC FEVER 1 1 0 0 0 2
ROCKY MT SPT'D FEVER 7 0 0 1 1 9
RUBELLA 0 0 2 0 0 2
SALMONELLA 480 86 30 82 902 1,580
SHIGELLOSIS 105 53 3 44 229 434
STREP GROUP A 8 1 0 0 31 40
STREP GROUP B 25 19 1 12 20 77
TOXIC SHOCK SYN, STREP 3 0 0 0 1 4
TULAREMIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
TYPHOID FEVER 6 0 10 1 23 40
VIBRIO SSP, NON-CHOLERA 0 0 0 0 2 2
YERSINIOSIS 12 5 0 1 10 28
TOTAL 3,243 357 117 374 3,200 7,291
SOURCE: NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND SENIOR SERVICES, DIVISION OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
* EACH OF THE RACIAL CATEGORIES MAY CONTAIN CASES REPORTED IN INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE OF HISPANIC ETHNICITY
NOTE: THE RACIAL CATEGORY *ASIAN, PAC IS, AMER IND* CONSISTS OF ASIANS, PACIFIC ISLANDERS, AMERICAN INDIANS, AND ALASKA NATIVES.

 
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