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Infectious Disease

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity

  • Number of new tuberculosis cases: 9,421 (2014)
  • Number of new salmonella cases: 51,455 (2014)
  • Number of new Lyme disease cases: 33,461 (2014)
  • Number of new meningococcal disease cases: 433 (2014)

Source: Health, United States, 2016, table 33 [PDF – 9.8 MB]

Physician office visits

  • Number of visits to physician offices for infectious and parasitic diseases: 19.3 million

Source: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2013 State and National Summary Tables, table 15 [PDF – 926 KB]

Outpatient department visits

  • Number of hospital outpatient department visits for infectious and parasitic diseases: 3.9 million

Source: National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2011 Outpatient Department Summary Tables, table 10 [PDF – 330 KB]

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