Communicable Diseases Surveillance - Tables - NNDSS rates

The National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System collates data from Australian states and territories. Data are published on the Department of Health and Ageing's website and quarterly data are published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence. This page contains the notification rates for the period 1 January to 31 March 2005.

Page last updated: 15 June 2005

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Table 3. Notification rates of diseases by state and territory, 1 January to 31 March 2005. (Rate per 100,000 population)

Disease*
ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Aust
Bloodborne diseases
Hepatitis B (incident)
2.5
1.0
0.0
1.4
0.8
0.0
2.0
1.8
1.4
Hepatitis B (unspecified)
21.0
51.1
52.0
24.6
14.1
10.8
33.9
24.2
34.8
Hepatitis C (incident)
1.2
0.1
2.0
NN
2.1
0.0
0.4
4.6
0.8
Hepatitis C (unspecified)
49.4
87.2
142.1
73.2
23.2
51.4
57.7
53.7
68.1
Hepatitis D
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
Gastrointestinal diseases
Botulism
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Campylobacteriosis
145.7
NN
116.1
105.7
114.7
161.0
133.8
123.1
81.8
Cryptosporidiosis
4.9
8.0
78.0
74.1
15.1
0.8
11.3
12.1
23.0
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
Hepatitis A
3.7
1.2
4.0
1.2
0.5
0.8
1.9
3.4
1.6
Hepatitis E
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.4
0.3
Listeriosis
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.1
0.4
0.3
Salmonellosis (NEC)
38.3
40.6
234.1
90.4
39.4
34.0
47.8
42.0
53.8
Shigellosis
3.7
2.4
114.0
2.8
2.9
0.8
2.7
10.3
4.4
SlTEC, VTEC
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.3
1.6
0.0
0.1
0.2
0.3
Typhoid
0.0
1.0
0.0
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.4
0.2
0.5
Quarantinable diseases
Cholera
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
<0.1
Plague
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Rabies
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Smallpox
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Tularemia
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Viral haemorrhagic fever (NEC)
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Yellow fever
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Sexually transmissible infections
Chlamydial (NEC)
212.3
166.4
724.3
241.1
145.0
185.8
172.8
253.5
196.1
Donovanosis
0.0
0.0
4.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
Gonococcal infection
8.6
20.7
834.4
38.8
17.5
7.5
21.0
94.4
38.9
Syphilis
4.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
Syphilis < 2 years
2.5
2.3
44.0
2.2
1.0
0.8
1.5
0.8
2.2
Syphilis > 2 years
0.0
12.8
46.0
4.6
0.0
4.1
7.3
5.2
8.1
Syphilis congenital
0.0
0.1
2.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
Vaccine preventable diseases
Diphtheria
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Haemophilus influenzae type b
0.0
0.1
2.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.2
0.1
Influenza (laboratory confirmed)
3.7
16.4
2.0
3.0
3.1
2.5
2.3
5.0
7.5
Measles
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.8
0.1
0.0
0.1
Mumps
0.0
1.9
6.0
0.1
0.8
0.0
0.3
1.2
1.0
Pertussis
55.6
45.8
62.0
33.5
70.9
5.8
23.4
38.7
38.5
Pneumococcal disease (invasive)
12.3
4.4
20.0
4.2
4.4
6.6
4.3
5.2
4.8
Poliomyelitis
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Rubella
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
Rubella congenital
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Tetanus
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Vectorborne diseases
Barmah forest virus infection
0.0
6.4
26.0
18.3
2.3
0.0
0.2
3.2
6.5
Dengue
1.2
0.6
18.0
6.7
0.3
0.0
0.2
1.0
1.9
Flavivirus infection NEC
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
Japanese encephalitis
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Kunjin virus
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Malaria
6.2
7.0
30.0
14.3
5.7
8.3
2.2
4.6
7.1
Murray Valley encephalitis
0.0
0.0
2.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Ross River virus infection
3.7
6.8
214.1
55.8
3.1
0.0
0.9
8.5
16.6
Zoonoses
Anthrax
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Australian bat lyssavirus
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Brucellosis
0.0
0.0
0.0
1.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.3
Leptospirosis
0.0
0.8
2.0
2.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.7
Lyssavirus (NEC)
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
Ornithosis
0.0
1.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.2
0.6
Q fever
0.0
1.4
0.0
3.8
1.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
1.4
Other bacterial infections
Legionellosis
0.0
1.6
2.0
1.2
4.4
1.7
1.9
2.2
1.8
Leprosy
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.1
Meningococcal infection
2.5
2.0
4.0
1.5
0.8
0.0
1.0
1.4
1.5
Tuberculosis
0.0
4.0
10.0
2.6
2.6
1.7
6.5
3.2
4.1

* Rates are subject to retrospective revision.

† Not reported for New South Wales because it is only notifiable as 'foodborne disease' or 'gastroenteritis in an institution'.

‡ Infections with Shiga-like toxin (verotoxin) producing Escherichia coli (SLTEC/VTEC).

NN Not notifiable.

NEC Not Elsewhere Classified.

 

This article was published in Communicable Diseases Intelligence Vol 29 No 2, June 2005.