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Lyme Disease Charts and Figures: Most Recent Year

Lyme disease—Reported cases by age group, United States, 2017

Lyme disease—reported cases by age group, United States, 2017
Lyme disease—reported cases by age group, United States, 2017
Age Group Confirmed Cases Probable Cases
0-4 1,330 274
5-9 2,686 850
10-14 2,130 823
15-19 1,420 678
20-24 1,080 623
25-29 1,104 622
30-34 1,222 618
35-39 1,398 606
40-44 1,296 590
45-49 1,705 742
50-54 2,227 892
55-59 2,596 1,121
60-64 2,639 1,197
65-69 2,324 1,155
70-74 1,691 903
75-79 1,109 657
80-84 548 376
85+ 362 271

Lyme disease—Rates* among reported cases (confirmed and probable) by age group and sex, United States, 2017

Lyme disease rates among reported cases (confirmed and probable) by age group and sex, United States, 2017

 

Lyme disease rates among reported cases (confirmed and probable) by age group and sex, United States, 2017
Age Group Male Confirmed Incidence  Male Probable Incidence Female Confirmed Incidence Female Probable Incidence
0-4 6.83 1.44 6.35 1.29
5-9 15.72 4.80 10.39 3.32
10-14 13.29 4.54 6.80 3.25
15-19 8.52 3.40 4.57 2.90
20-24 5.89 2.95 3.64 2.55
25-29 5.69 2.81 3.57 2.39
30-34 6.31 3.08 4.59 2.42
35-39 7.83 3.17 5.07 2.46
40-44 7.76 3.49 5.27 2.42
45-49 9.60 3.83 6.49 3.06
50-54 11.37 4.62 9.16 3.50
55-59 13.42 6.08 9.89 4.08
60-64 15.19 7.52 11.01 4.44
65-69 15.98 8.49 11.45 5.32
70-74 15.02 8.79 11.13 5.43
75-79 14.29 9.34 11.03 5.88
80-84 11.40 8.21 7.35 4.86
85+ 7.19 5.79 3.4 3.27

*Rates per 100,000 were calculated using U.S. Census Bureau estimates from July 1 of each year

Lyme disease—Reported confirmed and probable cases by race of patient, United States, 2017

 

Lyme disease—reported confirmed and probable cases by race of patient, United States, 2017

 

Lyme disease—reported confirmed and probable cases by race of patient, United States, 2017
 Race Total
Native American/Alaska Native 109
Asian/Pacific Islander 361
Black 390
White 23,641
Other 961

Lyme disease—Reported confirmed and probable cases by sex of patient, United States, 2017

 

Lyme disease—reported confirmed and probable cases by sex of patient, United States, 2017: Male - 24,392, Female - 17,710

 

Lyme disease—reported confirmed and probable cases by sex of patient, United States, 2017
 Male Female
24,392 17,710

Lyme disease—Reported confirmed and probable cases by week* of disease onset, United States, 2017

Lyme disease—cases by onset month, United States, 2017
Lyme disease—cases by onset month, United States, 2017
Onset Week  Confirmed Probable
 1  3  5
2 168 101
3 93 48
4 107 56
5 79 37
6 148 72
7 76 52
8 74 52
9 74 34
10 182 90
11 87 72
12 100 60
13 90 51
14 210 95
15 129 72
16 147 94
17 154 78
18 185 114
19 403 220
20 315 135
21 475 186
22 466 190
23 940 385
24 1,088 379
25 1298 432
26 1260 401
27 1641 601
28 1472 475
29 1541 483
30 1201 394
31 968 302
32 970 367
33 597 236
34 490 214
35 387 157
36 418 206
37 292 140
38 291 130
39 246 118
40 248 104
41 319 129
42 227 100
43 235 114
44 190 95
45 297 144
46 156 83
47 176 83
48 109 60
49 150 84
50 95 61
51 108 31
52 69 41
53 73 29

*Week of illness onset was restricted to the calendar year with each week beginning on Sunday; therefore, weeks 1 and 53 may represent partial weeks

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