Figure 8.35: Infections potentially prevented by routine immunization
Number of reported infections, Middlesex-London, 2000 to 2010; and reported incidence rates per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2000 to 2010 annual average
Source:Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) database, extracted July 22, 2011; Population Estimates, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH Ontario, extracted April 14, 2011
The Total number of cases may be greater than the sum of Females and Males due to cases where sex was not recorded. ‘ – ‘ indicates case count suppressed due to low numbers.
- Between 2000 and 2010 there were no diphtheria, measles, polio, or rubella infections reported in Middlesex-London.
- Between 2000 and 2010, the annual average rate of invasive meningococcal disease for Middlesex-London (1.0/100,000) was greater than the rate for the province as a whole (0.5/100,000).
- The annual average rates of influenza, measles, mumps, pertussis, rubella and invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections were lower for Middlesex-London compared to the rates for Ontario.