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Pertussis Cases by Year (1922-2014)

This table shows reported pertussis cases in the United States since 1922. The related trend charts can be found on the Surveillance and Reporting page.
Year No. Reported Pertussis Cases
1922 107,473
1923 164,191
1924 165,418
1925 152,003
1926 202,210
1927 181,411
1928 161,799
1929 197,371
1930 166,914
1931 172,559
1932 215,343
1933 179,135
1934 265,269
1935 180,518
1936 147,237
1937 214,652
1938 227,319
1939 103,188
1940 183,866
1941 222,202
1942 191,383
1943 191,890
1944 109,873
1945 133,792
1946 109,860
1947 156,517
1948 74,715
1949 69,479
1950 120,718
1951 68,687
1952 45,030
1953 37,129
1954 60,886
1955 62,786
1956 31,732
1957 28,295
1958 32,148
1959 40,005
1960 14,809
1961 11,468
1962 17,749
1963 17,135
1964 13,005
1965 6,799
1966 7,717
1967 9,718
1968 4,810
1969 3,285
1970 4,249
1971 3,036
1972 3,287
1973 1,759
1974 2,402
1975 1,738
1976 1,010
1977 2,177
1978 2,063
1979 1,623
1980 1,730
1981 1,248
1982 1,895
1983 2,463
1984 2,276
1985 3,589
1986 4,195
1987 2,823
1988 3,450
1989 4,157
1990 4,570
1991 2,719
1992 4,083
1993 6,586
1994 4,617
1995 5,137
1996 7,796
1997 6,564
1998 7,405
1999 7,298
2000 7,867
2001 7,580
2002 9,771
2003 11,647
2004 25,827
2005 25,616
2006 15,632
2007 10,454
2008 13,278
2009 16,858
2010 27,550
2011 18,719
2012 48,277
2013 28,639
2014 32,971
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