Rate of pertussis among U.S. population by state 2018

Pertussis rate in the United States as of 2018, by state (new cases per 100,000 population)

Rate of pertussis among U.S. population by state 2018 This statistic represents the rate of pertussis among persons in the United States as of 2018. As of that year, Vermong had the highest rate of pertussis in the United States with around 46 new cases per 100,000 population. Pertussis, known more commonly as whooping cough, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes runny nose, fever and mild to exhaustive coughing. Whopping cough can be prevented through vaccination, with both the DTaP and Tdap vaccinations designed to prevent the disease. Whooping cough is usually treated with antibiotics, however, early diagnosis and treatment is essential for such medication to be effective.
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Pertussis rate in the United States as of 2018, by state (new cases per 100,000 population)

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New cases per 100,000 population
Mississippi 0.2
Nevada 1.2
Louisiana 1.4
West Virginia 1.4
Florida 1.6
District of Columbia 1.6
South Dakota 1.6
Delaware 1.6
Georgia 1.8
Montana 2
Tennessee 2.1
Maryland 2.2
Arkansas 2.3
Virginia 2.7
Connecticut 2.7
South Carolina 2.7
Indiana 2.7
North Carolina 2.9
Massachusetts 3
Alabama 3.6
Wyoming 3.6
Hawaii 3.8
California 3.8
Michigan 4.2
Arizona 4.2
New Hampshire 4.5
Texas 4.6
Oregon 4.7
Oklahoma 4.7
New York 4.9
Idaho 4.9
Iowa 5.1
Kansas 5.5
United States 5.6
North Dakota 5.8
Missouri 5.9
New Jersey 6.3
New Mexico 7.7
Nebraska 8
Illinois 8.1
Washington 8.5
Rhode Island 8.6
Ohio 8.6
Utah 8.7
Kentucky 10.4
Pennsylvania 12.4
Colorado 12.9
Minnesota 18.4
Maine 19.5
Alaska 21.3
Wisconsin 25
Vermont 46.5
New cases per 100,000 population
Mississippi 0.2
Nevada 1.2
Louisiana 1.4
West Virginia 1.4
Florida 1.6
District of Columbia 1.6
South Dakota 1.6
Delaware 1.6
Georgia 1.8
Montana 2
Tennessee 2.1
Maryland 2.2
Arkansas 2.3
Virginia 2.7
Connecticut 2.7
South Carolina 2.7
Indiana 2.7
North Carolina 2.9
Massachusetts 3
Alabama 3.6
Wyoming 3.6
Hawaii 3.8
California 3.8
Michigan 4.2
Arizona 4.2
New Hampshire 4.5
Texas 4.6
Oregon 4.7
Oklahoma 4.7
New York 4.9
Idaho 4.9
Iowa 5.1
Kansas 5.5
United States 5.6
North Dakota 5.8
Missouri 5.9
New Jersey 6.3
New Mexico 7.7
Nebraska 8
Illinois 8.1
Washington 8.5
Rhode Island 8.6
Ohio 8.6
Utah 8.7
Kentucky 10.4
Pennsylvania 12.4
Colorado 12.9
Minnesota 18.4
Maine 19.5
Alaska 21.3
Wisconsin 25
Vermont 46.5
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This statistic represents the rate of pertussis among persons in the United States as of 2018. As of that year, Vermong had the highest rate of pertussis in the United States with around 46 new cases per 100,000 population. Pertussis, known more commonly as whooping cough, is a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes runny nose, fever and mild to exhaustive coughing. Whopping cough can be prevented through vaccination, with both the DTaP and Tdap vaccinations designed to prevent the disease. Whooping cough is usually treated with antibiotics, however, early diagnosis and treatment is essential for such medication to be effective.
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