Final 2013 Lyme Reported Case Numbers
The following numbers represent the final 2013 reported Lyme disease case numbers released by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) in its MMWR, Morbidity & Mortality Weekly, August 15, 2014 / 63(32);702-715. The LDA has ranked the top 15 states in the US by CDC reported Lyme case numbers. CDC says that reported case number represent about 10% of actual Lyme cases, thus, the LDA has multiplied the reported numbers by 10 to account for the underreporting, that number is shown in parenthesis.
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2013 Final CDC Reported Case Numbers
State Rank |
CDC Total Reported number (10x reported # est. to be actual #) |
1) PA |
5,758 (10x= 57,580) |
2) MA |
5,290 (10x= 52,900) |
3) NY |
4,615 (10x= 46,150) |
4) NJ |
3,766 (10x= 37,660) |
5) CT |
2,925 (10x= 29,250 |
6) MN |
2,340 (10x= 23,400) |
7) WI |
1,872 (10x= 18,720) |
8) NH |
1,687 (10x= 16,870) |
9) ME |
1,373 (10x= 13,730) |
10) VA |
1,307 (10x= 13,070) |
11) MD |
1,197 (10x= 11,970) |
12) VT |
893 (10x= 8,930) |
13) RI |
724 (10x= 7,240) |
14) DE |
509 (10x= 5,090) |
15) IL |
337 (10x= 3,370) |
US Total |
36,307 (10x= 363,070) |