Notifiable infectious disease report

Pertussis Notifications

Notifiable Infectious Diseases Reports, WA Department of Health

Number of pertussis notifications in Western Australia,
by month and year of disease onset, January 2017 to October 2022
Month and year of disease onset
Data provided up to the most recent complete time period.

Number and rate of pertussis notifications in Western Australia,
by month and year of disease onset, January 2017 to October 2022
Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Total Rate *
2017 129 87 75 82 97 123 118 196 175 158 142 121 1503 55.1
2018 110 104 83 109 134 103 122 153 126 125 84 60 1313 47.5
2019 69 61 51 52 59 39 34 32 26 45 27 54 549 19.5
2020 39 28 16 10 6 2 8 2 2 3 4 5 125 4.3
2021 4 3 2 2 3 3 2 11 8 4 2 2 46 1.7
2022 4 5 3 1 3 2 3 2 3^ - - - 26
* Rate=annual crude rate per 100,000 population. Rates only provided for those years with complete data.
^Data for current and most recent reporting periods may be incomplete.

Guide to interpreting notifiable infectious disease data for Western Australia

Note
Notification data includes all cases diagnosed in Western Australia (WA residents and non-WA residents).
Data are preliminary and subject to change as updates are received.

Pertussis notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021
5 Year Age Groups

Number of Pertussis notifications in Western Australia, by 5 year age group and sex,
for the last 12 months: 01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021
Sex 0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 24-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65+ Total Sex%
Males 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 8 19 41%
Females 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 2 3 1 3 3 2 6 27 59%
Total 0 0 1 0 2 4 6 4 4 2 4 3 2 14 46 100%
Data excludes persons whose age or sex is unknown.

Note
Notification data includes all cases diagnosed in Western Australia (WA residents and non-WA residents).
Data are preliminary and subject to change as updates are received.

Guide to interpreting notifiable infectious disease data for Western Australia

Source
WA Notifiable Infectious Diseases Database (WANIDD), Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health WA.
Data exported on: 28 November 2022.