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Table 14 FoodNet–Number of Deaths and Case Fatality Ratio 2012

Number of deaths and case fatality ratio (CFR) in 2012*, by pathogen and age group, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Pathogen Age group (yrs) Total
<5 5–9 10–19 20–64 ≥65
#
of
deaths
total # of cases CFR # of deaths total # of cases CFR # of deaths total # of cases CFR # of deaths total # of cases CFR # of deaths total # of cases CFR # of deaths total # of cases CFR
Total 2 3,595 0.06 1 1,596 0.06 1 1,842 0.05 30 9,984 0.30 34 2,504 1.36 68 19,521 0.35
Campylobacter 0 726 0.00 0 324 0.00 0 599 0.00 4 4,207 0.10 2 934 0.21 6 6,790 0.09
Listeria 0 5 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 2 0.00 6 50 12.00 7 64 10.94 13 121 10.74
Salmonella 1 1,914 0.05 1 594 0.17 1 716 0.14 12 3,517 0.34 18 1,054 1.71 33 7,795 0.42
Shigella 1 510 0.20 0 454 0.00 0 188 0.00 0 898 0.00 1 87 1.15 2 2,137 0.09
STEC§ O157 0 142 0.00 0 71 0.00 0 105 0.00 0 168 0.00 1 45 2.22 1 531 0.19
STEC non-O157 0 145 0.00 0 41 0.00 0 105 0.00 1 204 0.49 0 56 0.00 1 551 0.18
Vibrio 0 2 0.00 0 8 0.00 0 9 0.00 3 125 2.40 3 48 6.25 6 192 3.13
Yersinia 0 40 0.00 0 9 0.00 0 10 0.00 0 66 0.00 0 30 0.00 0 155 0.00
Cryptosporidium 0 111 0.00 0 95 0.00 0 108 0.00 4 736 0.54 2 184 1.09 6 1,234 0.49
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 13 0.00 0 2 0.00 0 15 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 10 records with missing age not included.
Listeria cases defined as isolation of L. monocytogenes from a normally sterile site or, in the setting of miscarriage or stillbirth, isolation of L. monocytogenes from placental or fetal tissue
§Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli

 
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