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Map of Reported Cases - U.S. 2014

U.S. Map of Tularemia cases across the country 2014

Tularemia has been reported from all states except Hawaii, but is most common in the south central United States, the Pacific Northwest, and parts of Massachusetts, including Martha's Vineyard.

Table of Reported Cases - U.S. 2005-2014

State 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Cases
2014
Incidence*
Alabama 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Alaska 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0.00
Arizona 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Arkansas 19 6 15 11 17 19 37 22 38 42 1.42
California 3 5 1 2 1 8 6 2 2 0 0.00
Colorado 5 3 3 2 3 3 3 1 1 16 0.30
Connecticut 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Delaware 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0.00
Florida 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0.01
Idaho 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 3 0 0.00
Illinois 1 1 1 1 3 1 5 4 4 7 0.05
Indiana 2 0 1 0 1 3 1 4 5 2 0.03
Iowa 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 4 1 0.03
Kansas 5 7 4 2 4 16 11 22 28 27 0.93
Kentucky 3 0 1 2 1 2 1 4 3 1 0.02
Louisiana 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.02
Maryland 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0.00
Massachusetts 12 11 7 19 4 3 8 8 8 3 0.04
Michigan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.02
Minnesota 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Mississippi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Missouri 27 14 35 21 13 18 21 27 36 20 0.33
Montana 2 4 0 0 2 1 3 3 5 1 0.10
Nebraska 8 7 10 7 5 5 4 6 17 6 0.32
Nevada 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0.00
New Hampshire 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
New Jersey 0 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 2 1 0.01
New Mexico 2 7 1 1 1 1 7 1 4 5 0.24
New York 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.02
North Carolina 0 1 1 3 1 3 0 1 2 0 0.00
North Dakota 0 2 0 3 0 1 2 3 0 4 0.54
Ohio 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0.01
Oklahoma 20 3 18 7 7 8 15 17 10 17 0.44
Oregon 2 4 3 4 1 3 5 0 3 4 0.10
Pennsylvania 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.00
South Carolina 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
South Dakota 8 5 7 10 5 11 8 5 7 5 0.56
Tennessee 9 0 2 2 4 3 3 2 4 2 0.03
Texas 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.00
Utah 1 3 9 8 0 2 1 2 2 1 0.03
Vermont 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.16
Virginia 0 0 3 1 0 1 6 2 2 0 0.00
Washington 9 1 1 4 5 3 5 5 5 4 0.06
West Virginia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.05
Wisconsin 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0.00
Wyoming 2 3 4 2 2 3 1 1 0 1 0.17
U.S. TOTAL 154 95 137 123 93 124 166 149 203 180 0.06

*Incidence= reported cases per 100,000 residents

Yearly Reported Cases - U.S. 1950-2014

Graph of Tularemia Cases by year from 1950 to 2014

Tularemia was much more common in the early part of the 20th century than it is now.

Age & Sex Reported Cases - U.S. 2001-2010

Graph of Tularemia Cases by year age and sex 2001-2010

Tularemia is more common in males, possibly because of a greater likelihood of exposure through hunting and landscaping. Tularemia occurs in persons of all ages, but is most common in children.

Monthly Reported Cases - U.S. 2001-2010

Graph of reported tularemia seasonal cases from 2001 to 2010

Tularemia is more common in the months of May through September. Bites from infected ticks or deer flies usually occur in the summer months, but illness due to animal handling and hunting can occur at any time of the year.

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