Vaccine preventable diseases

Why this is important: Disease prevention is key to public health. Vaccines have been able to control many infectious diseases, thereby decreasing the morbidity and mortality associated with those diseases.

Definition: Rate of reported cases of vaccine preventable diseases per 100,000 individuals; this measure includes Haemophilus influenza, acute hepatitis A, acute hepatitis B, measles, mumps, pertussis (whooping cough), rubella, tetanus, and meningococcal disease.

Data Source: Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics. Calculations and presentation of data by Spokane Regional Health District, Data Center. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.




No trend


Worse than Washington State


Differences by age and sex

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