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. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwr_nd/index.html.
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