Infectious Disease Data

  • Purpose: To monitor the trends in incidence and prevalence of infectious diseases of public health importance.
  • Key Information: Infectious disease data, including demographics, geographic, and seasonal distribution of reportable diseases.
  • Collection Period: 2010-2014 (These data are updated in October each year.)

Rhode Island Numbers

Disease Five Yr
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Mean Median
Babesiosis data 142 172 190 158 161 165 161
Campylobacteriosis data 141 188 233 215 278 211 215
Chlamydia data 4312 4349 4575 4974 5282 4698 4575
Coccidioidomycosis* 0 2 0 1 3 1 1
Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (CJD)* 2 1 1 0 3 1 1
Cryptosporidosis data 12 16 25 18 33 21 18
Shiga-toxin positive E. coli data 3 4 9 11 14 8 9
EEE* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ehrlichiosis / Anaplasmosis data 118 121 156 193 225 163 156
Giardiasis data 41 45 40 85 45 51 45
Gonorrhea data 454 590 580 709 1087 684 590
Haemophilus Influenzae, invasive data 13 16 20 25 18 18 18
Hepatitis A data 4 8 4 4 6 5 4
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) data 74 97 65 69 81 79 74
Legionnellosis data 46 28 21 37 50 36 37
Listeriosis data 4 10 3 5 7 6 5
Lyme Disease data 724 905 904 927 1132 918 905
Malaria data 14 22 16 9 13 15 14
Measles* 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Meningococcal Disease* 1 1 4 0 2 2 1
Mumps* 3 0 3 1 29 7 3
Pertussis data 160 108 27 92 84 94 92
Pneumococcal Disease data 76 73 62 65 64 68 65
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever* 2 0 2 4 15 5 2
Rubella (including congenital)* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salmonellosis data 136 140 144 123 148 138 140
Shigellosis data 267 34 29 32 44 81 34
Streptococcus, Group A data 23 35 39 45 39 36 39
Streptococcus, Group B data 61 56 64 78 84 69 64
Syphilis (congenital)* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Syphilis (early latent) data 22 49 38 63   36 38
Syphilis (late) 21 41 48 90   37 41
Syphilis (primary and secondary) data 45 71 77 84   64 71
Tuberculosis data 27 21 30 12 13 21 21
Varicella data 39 54 53 52 74 54 53
Vibriosis data 19 6 3 11 15 11 11
West Nile Virus* 1 0 0 2 2 1 1
*This disease has no additional data because there are fewer than five cases per year, so there is not enough data to analyze.