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NJ Lyme Disease Case Numbers/Rates by County 2007

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Confirmed Cases of Lyme Disease*
Frequency and Rate per 100,000 by County
2007
 
County
Frequency
Rate per 100,000¥
Atlantic
160
63.4
Bergen
157
17.8
Burlington
175
41.3
Camden
3
0.6
Cape May
38
37.1
Cumberland
164
112.0
Essex
91
11.5
Gloucester
7
2.7
Hudson
16
2.6
Hunterdon
256
209.9
Mercer
206
58.7
Middlesex
73
9.7
Monmouth
280
45.5
Morris
330
70.2
Ocean
205
40.1
Passaic
91
18.6
Salem
56
87.1
Somerset
149
50.1
Sussex
354
245.6
Union
56
10.7
Warren
267
260.6
Statewide
3,134
37.2
 

*Case confirmation is based on CDC and NJDHSS surveillance case definition and may differ from clinical diagnosis.

Cases are reported by municipality of residence and may not reflect actual exposure.

¥Rates are calculated using data from the 2000 U.S. Census.

Source: 2007 data from CDRSS.

Note: frequency counts are based on revised annual statistical data files and may not match numbers published in prior reports.

Caution: rates calculated using frequencies less than 20 may be unstable and unreliable.