Percentage of U.S. foodborne illness cases attributed to certain locations in 2017

This statistic displays the distribution of foodborne illness cases in the U.S. that were attributable to food being prepared in certain locations in 2017. According to the data, around 30 percent of foodborne illness cases in that year were attributed to sit-down dining establishments.

Distribution of foodborne illness cases in the U.S. attributed to select locations where food was prepared in 2017

Percentage of cases
Sit-down dining 30%
Fast food restaurant 4%
Buffet 2%
Other or unknown type of restaurant 5%
Multiple types of restaurant 2%
Catering or banquet facility 29%
Private home 8%
School 2%
Prison or jail 6%
Camp 0%
Office or indoor workplace 0%
Other location 3%
Grocery store 1%
Fair, festival or temporary mobile service 1%
Farm or diary 1%
Nursing home 2%
Hospital 0%
Place of worship 1%
Hotel or motel 2%
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.

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