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Table 14 FoodNet–Number of Deaths and Case Fatality Ratio 2011

Number of deaths and case fatality ratio (CFR) in 2011*, by pathogen and age group, Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), United States
Age group (yrs)
Pathogen <5 5–9 10–19 20–64 ≥65 Total
#
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 1 3,603 0.03 1 1,434 0.07 0 1,873 0.00 27 9,445 0.29 38 2,423 1.57 67 18,778 0.36
Campylobacter 0 734 0.00 0 318 0.00 0 603 0.00 0 4,176 0.00 2 902 0.22 2 6,733 0.03
Listeria 1 4 25.00 0 0 0.00 0 2 0.00 5 50 10.00 16 78 20.51 22 134 16.42
Salmonella 0 2,047 0.00 0 626 0.00 0 771 0.00 10 3,343 0.30 14 971 1.44 24 7,758 0.31
Shigella 0 389 0.00 0 297 0.00 0 120 0.00 2 649 0.31 0 58 0.00 2 1,513 0.13
STEC§ O157 0 111 0.00 1 61 1.64 0 78 0.00 0 160 0.00 1 53 1.89 2 463 0.43
STEC non-O157 0 146 0.00 0 51 0.00 0 113 0.00 0 161 0.00 1 38 2.63 1 509 0.20
Vibrio 0 5 0.00 0 4 0.00 0 17 0.00 5 98 5.10 0 30 0.00 5 154 3.25
Yersinia 0 36 0.00 0 6 0.00 0 19 0.00 1 55 1.82 2 42 4.76 3 158 1.90
Cryptosporidium 0 131 0.00 0 71 0.00 0 149 0.00 4 736 0.54 2 247 0.81 6 1,334 0.45
Cyclospora 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 1 0.00 0 17 0.00 0 4 0.00 0 22 0.00

*Data are preliminary. 19 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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