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Figure 9.4.2: Pertussis by age

Rate of pertussis infections reported per 100,000 population by age, Middlesex-London, 2014 to 2018 annual average

Figure 9.4.2: Pertussis by age
Public Health Ontario Infectious Diseases Query: Middlesex-London Health Unit: Case counts and crude rates of reportable diseases by year. Toronto ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2019 May 8 [cited 2019 May 13].

Among Middlesex-London residents, the rate of pertussis infections was highest among infants less than one year of age, followed by children 1-9 years old. Pertussis rates generally decreased with increasing age.