Vaccine Preventable Diseases in Australia, 2005 to 2007

Appendix 6.2 Notifications of selected vaccine preventable diseases, January 2002 to December 2007, by state or territory

Page last updated: 24 December 2010

Table 6.2: Notifications, January 2002 to December 2007, by state or territory and year

Disease*
Year Number of notifications Notification rate per 100,000 population
ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Total ACT NSW NT Qld SA Tas Vic WA Total
Diphtheria
2002
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2003
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2004
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2005
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2006
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2007
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Total
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis
(age <15 years only)
2002
0
5
2
1
2
0
1
6
17
0.4
3.9
0.1
0.7
0.1
1.5
0.4
2003
0
4
2
3
1
0
1
1
12
0.3
3.9
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.3
2004
0
2
2
3
2
0
1
0
10
0.2
3.9
0.4
0.7
0.1
0.2
2005
0
4
1
2
0
0
2
0
9
0.3
2.0
0.2
0.2
0.2
2006
0
4
0
7
0
0
2
0
13
0.3
0.8
0.2
0.3
2007
0
4
2
2
1
0
1
2
12
0.3
3.9
0.2
0.3
0.1
0.5
0.3
Total
0
23
9
18
6
0
8
9
73
0.3
2.9
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.4
0.3
Hepatitis A
2002
8
145
47
67
16
4
68
37
392
2.5
2.2
23.6
1.8
1.1
0.8
1.4
1.9
2.0
2003
5
124
43
48
13
14
89
95
431
1.5
1.9
21.5
1.3
0.8
2.9
1.8
4.9
2.2
2004
1
137
14
27
11
1
71
57
319
0.3
2.0
6.9
0.7
0.7
0.2
1.4
2.9
1.6
2005
3
83
65
52
10
2
59
54
328
0.9
1.2
31.5
1.3
0.6
0.4
1.2
2.7
1.6
2006
1
95
30
31
8
4
44
68
281
0.3
1.4
14.2
0.8
0.5
0.8
0.9
3.3
1.4
2007
2
65
5
27
5
3
36
21
164
0.6
0.9
2.3
0.6
0.3
0.6
0.7
1.0
0.8
Total
20
649
204
252
63
28
367
332
1,915
1.0
1.6
16.5
1.1
0.7
1.0
1.2
2.8
1.6
Hepatitis B (acute)
2002
0
88
12
58
11
19
174
35
397
1.3
6.0
1.6
0.7
4.0
3.6
1.8
2.0
2003
0
74
15
39
10
10
152
45
345
1.1
7.5
1.0
0.7
2.1
3.1
2.3
1.7
2004
5
53
8
52
8
17
110
28
281
1.5
0.8
4.0
1.3
0.5
3.5
2.2
1.4
1.4
2005
3
56
5
66
8
3
79
35
255
0.9
0.8
2.4
1.6
0.5
0.6
1.6
1.7
1.2
2006
6
53
11
50
7
9
107
50
293
1.8
0.8
5.2
1.2
0.4
1.8
2.1
2.4
1.4
2007
13
56
8
64
11
9
84
42
287
3.8
0.8
3.7
1.5
0.7
1.8
1.6
2.0
1.4
Total
27
380
59
329
55
67
706
235
1,858
1.4
0.9
4.8
1.4
0.6
2.3
2.3
2.0
1.5
Influenza
2002
19
1,013
53
1,143
291
7
593
551
3,670
5.9
15.3
26.6
30.7
19.1
1.5
12.2
28.6
18.7
2003
8
861
151
886
311
7
640
615
3,479
2.5
12.9
75.4
23.2
20.3
1.5
13.0
31.5
17.5
2004
1
1,011
39
616
75
4
206
184
2,136
0.3
15.1
19.3
15.8
4.9
0.8
4.1
9.3
10.6
2005
42
1,414
61
1,689
277
19
595
465
4,562
12.7
20.9
29.5
42.2
17.8
3.9
11.8
23.1
22.4
2006
80
615
40
1,751
89
48
420
209
3,252
23.9
9.0
19.0
42.8
5.7
9.8
8.2
10.2
15.7
2007
390
1,918
183
4,590
280
415
1,589
1,038
10,403
114.8
27.8
85.1
109.8
17.7
84.1
30.5
49.3
49.5
Total
521
5,819
474
9,532
1,032
493
3,450
2,511
23,832
39.1
21.4
56.8
58.9
16.5
25.2
16.9
30.8
29.0
Measles
2002
0
8
0
8
2
0
14
0
32
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.2
2003
0
18
1
11
24
0
39
0
93
0.3
0.5
0.3
1.6
0.8
0.5
2004
0
12
3
0
6
0
15
9
45
0.2
1.5
0.4
0.3
0.5
0.2
2005
0
5
0
1
0
1
2
1
10
0.1
<0.05
0.2
<0.05
<0.05
<0.05
2006
1
60
0
2
9
11
12
30
125
0.3
0.9
<0.05
0.6
2.2
0.2
1.5
0.6
2007
0
4
0
4
1
0
2
1
12
0.1
0.1
0.1
<0.05
<0.05
0.1
Total
1
107
4
26
42
12
84
41
317
0.1
0.3
0.3
0.1
0.5
0.4
0.3
0.3
0.3
Meningococcal disease
2002
6
217
9
122
30
26
211
68
689
1.9
3.3
4.5
3.3
2.0
5.5
4.3
3.5
3.5
2003
13
202
12
105
33
20
127
46
558
4.0
3.0
6.0
2.8
2.2
4.2
2.6
2.4
2.8
2004
11
148
12
84
13
18
79
40
405
3.4
2.2
5.9
2.1
0.8
3.7
1.6
2.0
2.0
2005
8
139
11
62
26
10
89
46
391
2.4
2.1
5.3
1.5
1.7
2.1
1.8
2.3
1.9
2006
5
107
6
68
20
5
85
21
317
1.5
1.6
2.8
1.7
1.3
1.0
1.7
1.0
1.5
2007
3
112
6
75
15
5
69
20
305
0.9
1.6
2.8
1.8
0.9
1.0
1.3
0.9
1.5
Total
46
925
56
516
137
84
660
241
2,665
2.3
2.3
4.5
2.2
1.5
2.9
2.2
2.0
2.2
Mumps
2002
0
29
1
6
10
0
10
13
69
0.4
0.5
0.2
0.7
0.2
0.7
0.4
2003
2
35
0
10
13
0
4
13
77
0.6
0.5
0.3
0.8
0.1
0.7
0.4
2004
3
65
0
17
4
0
3
10
102
0.9
1.0
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.5
0.5
2005
1
111
7
71
8
0
20
22
240
0.3
1.6
3.4
1.8
0.5
0.4
1.1
1.2
2006
1
155
7
58
21
0
16
17
275
0.3
2.3
3.3
1.4
1.3
0.3
0.8
1.3
2007
4
323
58
46
22
2
18
109
582
1.2
4.7
27.0
1.1
1.4
0.4
0.3
5.2
2.8
Total
11
718
73
208
78
2
71
184
1,345
0.6
1.8
5.9
0.9
0.8
0.1
0.2
1.5
1.1
Pertussis (all ages)
2002
55
2,012
37
1,853
473
37
868
234
5,569
17.1
30.3
18.6
49.8
31.1
7.8
17.8
12.2
28.3
2003
357
2,772
5
716
232
133
626
255
5,096
109.7
41.5
2.5
18.8
15.1
27.8
12.7
13.1
25.6
2004
124
3,568
27
1,035
994
37
871
2,097
8,753
37.9
53.2
13.4
26.5
64.5
7.7
17.5
105.8
43.5
2005
315
5,804
92
1,776
1,510
33
1,155
516
11,201
95.4
85.9
44.5
44.3
97.2
6.8
22.9
25.6
54.9
2006
258
4,916
96
2,172
2,179
41
1,066
264
10,992
77.2
72.1
45.6
53.1
138.9
8.4
20.8
12.8
53.1
2007
95
2,090
27
1,535
375
25
1,049
133
5,329
28.0
30.3
12.6
36.7
23.7
5.1
20.2
6.3
25.4
Total
1,204
21,162
284
9,087
5,763
306
5,635
3,499
46,940
60.8
52.3
23.0
38.3
62.0
10.5
18.7
29.1
38.5
(age <5 years only)
Total
36
1,296
36
474
144
30
353
474
2,843
29.2
49.9
33.9
30.4
26.6
16.5
18.8
61.6
36.7
Pneumococcal disease (invasive)
2002
23
882
68
438
215
63
552
210
2,451
7.1
13.3
34.1
11.8
14.1
13.3
11.3
10.9
12.5
2003
41
807
73
464
170
52
469
150
2,226
12.6
12.1
36.5
12.2
11.1
10.9
9.5
7.7
11.2
2004
55
905
93
474
205
56
389
196
2,373
16.8
13.5
46.0
12.1
13.3
11.6
7.8
9.9
11.8
2005
30
658
69
325
136
45
303
185
1,751
9.1
9.7
33.4
8.1
8.8
9.2
6.0
9.2
8.6
2006
18
580
56
253
106
41
276
134
1,464
5.4
8.5
26.6
6.2
6.8
8.4
5.4
6.5
7.1
2007
35
518
66
321
91
30
280
132
1,473
10.3
7.5
30.7
7.7
5.7
6.1
5.4
6.3
7.0
Total
202
4,350
425
2,275
923
287
2,269
1,007
11,738
10.2
10.7
34.4
9.6
9.9
9.9
7.5
8.4
9.6
Poliomyelitis
2002
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2003
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2004
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2005
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2006
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2007
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
<0.05
<0.05
Total
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
<0.05
<0.05
Q fever
2002
0
310
1
354
27
0
82
20
794
4.7
0.5
9.5
1.8
1.7
1.0
4.0
2003
1
288
1
222
15
1
13
19
560
0.3
4.3
0.5
5.8
1.0
0.2
0.3
1.0
2.8
2004
2
221
3
160
40
0
29
9
464
0.6
3.3
1.5
4.1
2.6
0.6
0.5
2.3
2005
0
143
2
156
17
0
28
6
352
2.1
1.0
3.9
1.1
0.6
0.3
1.7
2006
0
174
5
169
18
0
36
5
407
2.6
2.4
4.1
1.1
0.7
0.2
2.0
2007
0
209
2
172
24
0
31
7
445
3.0
0.9
4.1
1.5
0.6
0.3
2.1
Total
3
1,345
14
1,233
141
1
219
66
3,022
0.2
3.3
1.1
5.2
1.5
<0.05
0.7
0.5
2.5
Rubella
2002
3
35
1
188
5
1
16
4
253
0.9
0.5
0.5
5.1
0.3
0.2
0.3
0.2
1.3
2003
0
23
0
25
1
1
1
3
54
0.3
0.7
0.1
0.2
<0.05
0.2
0.3
2004
0
17
0
9
2
0
0
3
31
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.2
0.2
2005
0
10
0
9
0
0
6
6
31
0.1
0.2
0.1
0.3
0.2
2006
0
37
0
12
2
0
6
2
59
0.5
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.3
2007
2
8
0
14
1
0
7
3
35
0.6
0.1
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.2
Total
5
130
1
257
11
2
36
21
463
0.3
0.3
0.1
1.1
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.2
0.4
Tetanus
2002
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
1
4
0.1
0.1
<0.05
2003
0
1
0
2
0
0
1
0
4
<0.05
0.1
<0.05
<0.05
2004
0
0
0
3
2
0
0
0
5
0.1
0.1
<0.05
2005
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
2
<0.05
0.2
<0.05
2006
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
<0.05
<0.05
<0.05
2007
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
3
<0.05
0.2
<0.05
Total
0
6
0
8
2
2
2
1
21
<0.05
<0.05
<0.05
0.1
<0.05
<0.05
<0.05

* See the corresponding disease chapter in Section 4 for case definitions.

† Total cases for 6-year period and average annual rate per 100,000 population.

‡ Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) notification data were based on the December 2008 dataset provided by NNDSS.

Appendix 6.4 Changes in vaccination practice in Australia 1992 to 2007* (including the Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule and National Immunisation Program schedule)

* See also Gidding HF, Burgess MA, Kempe AE. A short history of vaccination and childhood vaccination practices in Australia. Med J Aust 2001;174(1):37–40. Detailed historical tables available at: http://www.ncirs.edu.au/immunisation/index.php

† The National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule replaced the Australian Standard Vaccination Schedule (ASVS) for children in May 2005.

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