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New Jersey Health Statistics
1999

TABLE C14.  REPORTED CASES AND RATES OF FREQUENTLY REPORTED COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

NEW JERSEY, 1995-1999

DISEASE

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

 NUMBER

 RATE

 NUMBER

 RATE

 NUMBER

 RATE

 NUMBER

 RATE

 NUMBER

 RATE

CAMPYLOBACTERIOSIS

         675

         8.5

         792

         9.9

         544

         6.8

         430

         5.3

        282

         3.5

GIARDIASIS

         711

         8.9

         908

       11.4

         894

       11.1

         762

         9.4

        518

         6.4

HEPATITIS A

         312

         3.9

         394

         4.9

         316

         3.9

         343

         4.2

        150

         1.8

HEPATITIS B

         368

         4.6

         279

         3.5

         249

         3.1

         205

         2.5

        138

         1.7

LYME DISEASE

      1,703

       21.4

      2,190

       27.4

      2,041

       25.3

      1,911

       23.5

     1,708

       21.0

SALMONELLA

      1,734

       21.8

      1,580

       19.8

      1,501

       18.6

      1,476

       18.2

     1,160

       14.2

SHIGELLOSIS

      1,038

       13.1

         434

         5.4

         625

         7.8

         662

         8.2

        286

         3.5

Rates are computed per 100,000 population.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source:  New Jersey Department of Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 Communicable Disease Service   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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