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Highest and Lowest VPD Morbidity in Texas

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 Comparison of Highest Vaccine Preventable Disease Case Counts and 2015 Case Counts, Texas 

 
 Disease  Highest Case Count during 20th Century  2015 Case Count  Percent Decrease
 Congenital Rubella Syndrome  12 (1974)  0a  100.0%
 Diphtheria  1,544 (1946)  0a  100.0%
 Haemophilus influenzae type b, invasive  843 (1988)  11  98.7%
 Hepatitis A  4,892 (1973)  147  97.0%
 Hepatitis B, acute  1,960 (1998)  159  91.9%
 Measles  88,000 (1958)  1  >99.9%
 Meningococcal disease, invasive  356 (1951)  30  91.6%
 Mumps  32,939 (1950)  20  >99.9%
 Pertussis  21,588 (1947)  1,504  93.0%
 Pneumococcal disease, invasiveb  1,952 (2009)  1,693  13.3%
 Polio (paralytic)  2,778 (1950)  0a  100.0%
 Rubella  8,408 (1970)  2  >99.9%
 Tetanus  55 (1954)  2  96.4%
 Varicella  26,888 (1997)  1,491a  94.5%
 aHistoric low or tied for lowest annual case count.
 bReporting of invasive Pneumococcal disease began in 2003.

 

 

 

Last updated September 26, 2016