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Influenza and Pneumonia Mortality Trends 2000-2007                                                                        DS 10-10000

County of Residence Populations

Thirty-two of the 58 California counties had reliable influenza and pneumonia age-adjusted death rates for each study year.  Thirty-one counties had age-adjusted rates that were lower in 2007 than 2000, and one county demonstrated a higher rate.  San Diego County demonstrated the greatest drop in rates from 30.6 in 2000 to 9.8 in 2007, which represented a 68.0 percent decrease.  Sutter County was the only county that showed a slight increase, from an age adjusted rate of 26.0 in 2000 to 26.6 in 2007.

Out of 32 counties, 20 counties showed a statistically significant downward trend from 2000 to 2007.

Alameda (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Contra Costa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Humboldt (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Los Angeles (PDF)Opens a new browser window. 
Marin (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Monterey (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Napa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Orange (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Placer (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Riverside (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sacramento (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Bernardino (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
San Diego (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Francisco (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Barbara (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Clara (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Sonoma (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Stanislaus (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tulare (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Ventura (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

The remaining 12 counties did not show significant change from 2000 to 2007.

Butte (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Fresno (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Kern (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Merced (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
San Joaquin (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Luis Obispo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Mateo (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Santa Cruz (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Shasta (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Solano (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sutter (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Yolo (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
 

Trend analyses were not performed in counties where rates for one or more years examined were unreliable.  The counties listed below were not included in trend analysis due to unreliable rates.

Amador (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Calaveras (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Colusa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. El Dorado (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Del Norte (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Glenn (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Imperial (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Inyo (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Kings (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Lake (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Lassen (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Madera (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Mariposa (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Mendocino (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Modoc (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Mono (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Nevada (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Plumas (PDF)Opens a new browser window. San Benito (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Sierra (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Siskiyou (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tehama (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Trinity (PDF)Opens a new browser window. Tuolumne (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Yuba (PDF)Opens a new browser window.      

Alpine County did not have any influenza and pneumonia deaths within the study period.

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In a closer look at 2007, 34 counties had reliable age-adjusted death rates.  Yolo County had the highest rate of 29.2, which was three times higher than the lowest rate of 9.8 in San Diego County.  Alpine, Mono, and Sierra counties had no deaths from influenza and pneumonia in 2007.

Detailed yearly counts are displayed in Table 4 (PDF)Opens a new browser window..  Age-adjusted rates by county of residence are shown in Table 5 (PDF)Opens a new browser window. with corresponding 95% confidence intervals displayed in Table 6 (PDF)Opens a new browser window..


Read More: 
At a Glance
Background
California Total Population
Male and Female Populations
Race/Ethnic Group Differences 
Sex Differences within Race/Ethnic Groups
County of Residence Populations
Tables (PDF)Opens a new browser window.
Technical Notes  
References 
Vital Statistics Query System 

Helpful Resources
 California Department of Public Health
 Center for Disease Control and Prevention , Influenza
 American Lung Association: Influenza and Pneumonia

 
 
Last modified on: 12/1/2010 3:53 PM