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Figure 9.1.7: Gonorrhea by year

Rate of gonorrhea infections reported per 100,000 population, Middlesex-London and Ontario, 2005 to 2018

Figure 9.1.7: Gonorrhea by year
Public Health Ontario Infectious Disease 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 1 [cited 2019 May 7].

From 2005 to 2013 the rate of gonorrhea infections among Middlesex-London residents generally decreased. Since 2013, the local rate of gonorrhea infections has consistently increased, more than doubling between 2013 and 2018.

Across the entire 14-year time period, the Ontario rate increased significantly. Since 2011, the rate among Middlesex-London residents has been significantly lower than the rate across Ontario.