Australian Trachoma Surveillance Report 2014

Appendix 3. De-identified community trachoma prevalence trends by regions, Australia, 2007-2014

Series of line graphs reflecting de-identified community trachoma prevalence trends by region for NT, SA and WA.

Page last updated: 30 October 2015



Figure A.1 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in North Alice Springs Remote region, Northern Territory, 2007–2014

Figure A.1 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 12 de-identified communities in North Alice Springs Remote, NT. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 80%. The overall trend is a decrease from 2009 to 2012. Data for each community has not been collected for each year. Only 3 communities were screened from 2013.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.2 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in South Alice Springs Remote region, Northern Territory, 2007–2014

Figure A.2 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 13 de-identified communities in South Alice Springs Remote, NT.  The data recorded ranges from 0 to 100%, with 1 community peaking at 100% in 2008. The majority of data points are 50% or under. The overall trend indicates a peak in 2010 both low and an increase recorded by 3 communities to 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.3 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Barkly region, Northern Territory, 2007–2014

Figure A.3 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 11 de-identified communities in the Barkly region, NT. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 79%, with 1 community recording 79% in 2014 after a low of 11% in 2013. The overall trend indicates a general decrease to 2013 and an overall increase in 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

Figure A.4 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Darwin Rural region, Northern Territory, 2007–2014

Figure A.4 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in in 15 de-identified communities in the Darwin Rural region, NT. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 51%. The majority of data points are 25% or under. The overall trend indicates a peak in 2008, with a general decrease to 2013, with an increase in 2 communities in 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.5 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in East Arnhem region, Northern Territory, 2007–2014

Figure A.5 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 9 de-identified communities in the East Arnhem region, NT. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 19%, with 1 community recording 19 in 2007. The majority of data points are 5% or under. The overall trend indicates general decrease to 2012, with some communities recording a slight increase in 2013 and 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

Figure A.6 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Katherine region, Northern Territory, 2007–2014

Figure A.6 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 18 de-identified communities in the Katherine region, NT. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 96%, with 1 community recording 96% in 2008. The majority of data points are under 40%. The overall trend indicates a general decrease from 2007 to 2009, a spike in several communities in 2010, decrease in 2011, and increase in 2012, decreasing to 0 for most communities in 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.7 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands region, South Australia, 2007–2014

Figure A.7 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 8 de-identified communities in the APY Lands region, South Australia. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 33%, with 1 community recording 33% in 2009. The majority of data points are under 15%. The overall trend indicates a general downward trend from 2009 to 2012 and an increase in 2013. 1 community screened in 2014 (an aggregation of all at-risk APY Land communities) which had a slightly lower prevalence than the previous year.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

Figure A.8 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Eyre and Western region, South Australia, 2007–2014

Figure A.8 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 5 de-identified communities in the Eye and Western region, South Australia. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 32%, with 1 community recording 32% in 2011. Data for each community has not been collected for each year. Two communities indicate a peak in 2013.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.9 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Goldfields region, Western Australia, 2014

Figure A.9 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 18 de-identified communities in the Goldfields region, WA. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 45.5%, with 1 community peaking at 45.5% in 2010. The majority of data points are under 30%. The overall trend indicates a decrease from 2011, followed by some increases in 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

Figure A.10 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in West Kimberly region, Western Australia, 2014

Figure A.10 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 13 de-identified communities in the West Kimberly region, WA. The data collected ranges from 0 to 54%, with 1 community recording 50% in 2011 and 53.8% in 2012. The majority of data points are under 40%. The overall trend shows spikes for a number of communities in the years 2007 to 2012, with a general downward trend from 2010 to 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.11 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in East Kimberly region, Western Australia, 2014

Figure A.11 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 13 de-identified communities in the East Kimberly region, WA. The data recorded ranges from 0 to 75%, with 1 community peaking at 75% in 2010. The majority of data points are around 35% and under. The overall trend shows spikes for a number of communities in the years 2007 to 2010, with a general downward trend from 2010 to 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

Figure A.12 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Midwest region, Western Australia, 2014

Figure A.12 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 7 de-identified communities in the Midwest region, WA. The data collected ranges from 0 to 50%, with 1 community recording 50% in 2009 and 2010. The majority of data points are under 20%. The overall trend indicates a general decrease from 2009 to 2013 followed by an increase in 3 communities in 2014.

* Where more than 5 children were screened

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Figure A.13 Trachoma prevalence of screened children aged 5-9 years by year and de-identified community* in Pilbara region, Western Australia, 2007–2014

Figure A.13 is a line graph illustrating the trachoma prevalence in 12 de-identified communities in the Pilbara region, WA. The data collected ranges from 0 to 46%, with 3 communities recording 40% or above in 2008 and 2009. The overall trend indicates a general decrease from 2010 to 2012 and a slight increase in 2013.

* Where more than 5 children were screened