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New Jersey Health Statistics
1998

 

TABLE C12. REPORTED CASES AND RATES OF THE MOST FREQUENTLY REPORTED COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
NEW JERSEY, 1994-1998
DISEASE 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
NUMBER RATE NUMBER RATE NUMBER RATE NUMBER RATE NUMBER RATE
CAMPYLOBACTERIOSIS 720 9.1 675 8.5 792 9.9 544 6.8 430 5.3
GIARDIASIS 634 8.0 711 8.9 908 11.4 894 11.1 762 9.4
HEPATITIS A 306 3.9 312 3.9 394 4.9 316 3.9 343 4.2
HEPATITIS B 410 5.2 368 4.6 279 3.5 249 3.1 205 2.5
LYME DISEASE 1,532 19.4 1,703 21.4 2,190 27.4 2,041 25.3 1,911 23.5
SALMONELLA 1,160 14.7 1,734 21.8 1,580 19.8 1,501 18.6 1,476 18.2
SHIGELLOSIS 522 6.6 1,038 13.1 434 5.4 625 7.8 662 8.2
Rates are computed per 100,000 population.
Source: New Jersey Department of Health
Communicable Disease Service


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