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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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E. coli Infection Incidence Rate

Value: 0.4 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: FL Counties
Categories: Health / Food Safety
Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the Escherichia coli infection incidence rate in cases per 100,000 population.
The rate includes both probable and confirmed cases.
Why this is important: 
Certain strains of E. coli bacteria can cause disease by making a toxin called Shiga toxin. The most commonly identified toxin-producing strain is E. coli O157:H7. The symptoms of E. coli infections vary for each person but often include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting. Most people get better within 5-7 days. Some infections are very mild, but others are severe or even life-threatening. E. coli live in the guts of ruminant animals, including cattle, goats, sheep, deer, and elk. Major routes of transmission include consumption of contaminated food, consumption of unpasteurized (raw) milk, consumption of water that has not been disinfected, contact with cattle, or contact with the feces of infected people. An estimated 265,000 Shiga toxin-producing E. Coli infections occur each year in the United States.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology
URL of Source:   http://www.floridahealth.gov/index.html
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/OtherIndicators/NonVi...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2013

Time Series Data

2007: 1.7 2008: 0.9 2009: 0.9 2010: 0.8 2011: 0.7 2012: 0.4

cases/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.
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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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E. coli Infection Incidence Rate

Value: 0.4 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Miami-Dade
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Food Safety
Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the Escherichia coli infection incidence rate in cases per 100,000 population.
The rate includes both probable and confirmed cases.
Why this is important: 
Certain strains of E. coli bacteria can cause disease by making a toxin called Shiga toxin. The most commonly identified toxin-producing strain is E. coli O157:H7. The symptoms of E. coli infections vary for each person but often include severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody), and vomiting. Most people get better within 5-7 days. Some infections are very mild, but others are severe or even life-threatening. E. coli live in the guts of ruminant animals, including cattle, goats, sheep, deer, and elk. Major routes of transmission include consumption of contaminated food, consumption of unpasteurized (raw) milk, consumption of water that has not been disinfected, contact with cattle, or contact with the feces of infected people. An estimated 265,000 Shiga toxin-producing E. Coli infections occur each year in the United States.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Source: Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology
URL of Source:   http://www.floridahealth.gov/index.html
URL of Data:   http://www.floridacharts.com/charts/OtherIndicators/NonVi...
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: October 2013

Time Series Data

2007: 1.7 2008: 0.9 2009: 0.9 2010: 0.8 2011: 0.7 2012: 0.4

cases/100,000 population


Indicates a change in methodology
2011 Rates calculated prior to 2011 do not reflect the population revisions made by the Florida Department of Health. The population data for 2001-2010, along with rates affected by the population data, were revised in August 2012.
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