Lyme Disease Charts and Figures: Most Recent Year

Lyme disease—reported cases by age group, United States, 2018

Lyme disease—reported cases by age group, United States, 2017
Age Group Confirmed Cases Probable Cases
0-4 986 190
5-9 2,175 582
10-14 1,750 582
15-19 1,089 558
20-24 804 487
25-29 907 427
30-34 969 505
35-39 1,032 497
40-44 1,066 444
45-49 1,284 545
50-54 1,631 685
55-59 2,167 891
60-64 2,124 901
65-69 2,062 932
70-74 1,527 752
75-79 1,057 563
80-84 548 335
85+ 346 217

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 5.0 1.0 4.9 0.9
5-9 12.2 3.1 8.3 2.4
10-14 10.2 3.4 5.9 2.1
15-19 6.3 2.9 3.3 2.2
20-24 4.0 2.1 2.7 2.0
25-29 4.9 1.9 3.0 2.0
30-34 5.3 2.5 3.4 2.2
35-39 6.1 2.7 4.0 2.3
40-44 6.2 2.3 3.9 1.9
45-49 7.4 3.1 4.8 2.1
50-54 8.3 3.8 6.2 2.5
55-59 11.8 4.9 9.2 3.9
60-64 12.0 5.5 8.6 3.4
65-69 13.4 7.2 10.5 3.9
70-74 13.3 6.7 9.2 4.6
75-79 12.2 7.9 10.3 4.5
80-84 10.8 6.9 7.3 4.4
85+ 7.2 4.6 4.0 2.6

*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
 Race Total
Native American/Alaska Native 80
Asian/Pacific Islander 222
Black 248
White 17,507
Other 761

 

Lyme disease—reported confirmed and probable cases by sex of patient, United States, 2018: Male - 19,092, Female - 14,048

 

Lyme disease—reported confirmed and probable cases by sex of patient, United States, 2017
 Male Female
19,092 14,048

Lyme disease—cases by onset month, United States, 2018

Lyme disease—cases by onset month, United States, 2017
Onset Week  Confirmed Probable
 1 138  63
2 97 38
3 81 50
4 84 23
5 125 65
6 72 34
7 77 39
8 81 33
9 145 88
10 90 49
11 85 44
12 82 47
13 105 49
14 163 109
15 101 54
16 113 57
17 109 56
18 273 125
19 195 87
20 292 125
21 376 177
22 778 254
23 807 260
24 1,075 343
25 981 284
26 1,003 286
27 1,278 430
28 901 297
29 731 255
30 568 190
31 635 249
32 386 179
33 352 139
34 306 126
35 338 147
36 273 109
37 249 99
38 210 78
39 228 68
40 341 112
41 265 82
42 290 90
43 209 58
44 244 84
45 158 68
46 121 50
47 109 35
48 114 54
49 113 57
50 70 27
51 77 34
52 38 25
53 29 9
54 9 4

*Week of illness onset was restricted to the calendar year with each week beginning on Sunday; therefore, weeks 1 and 54 may represent partial weeks