Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia 2006–2010

Appendix C: Summary of notifications in Australia, for vaccine preventable diseases, 2007 to 2010, by Indigenous status

Page last updated: 19 December 2013

Appendix C: Summary of notifications in Australia, for vaccine preventable diseases, 2007 to 2010, by Indigenous status
Disease* Indigenous status Notifications (2007–2010)
n Rate Rate ratio

* Varicella, mumps, pertussis, influenza excluded due to low Indigenous status completeness.

† Notifications (all jurisdictions) where the date of diagnosis was between 1 January 2007 and 31 December 2010.

‡ Rates are per 100,000 population for all ages combined, age-standardised to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian population estimates for 2006.

§ Rates not standardised due to low number of Indigenous cases as recommended by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.154

Diphtheria
Indigenous
0
0.0
Other
0
0.0
Hib disease
(invasive)
Indigenous
25
0.9
12.9
Other
60
0.1
Hepatitis A§
Indigenous
11
0.5
0.3
Other
1,261
1.5
Hepatitis B
Indigenous
72
3.5
3.1
Other
951
1.1
Measles§
Indigenous
3
0.1
0.5
Other
248
0.3
Meningococcal disease
Indigenous
104
3.2
2.7
Other
975
1.2
Invasive pneumococcal disease
Indigenous
698
42.0
3.6
Other
5,606 
11.5
Poliomyelitis§
Indigenous
0
0.0
0.0
Other
1
<0.01
Rubella§
Indigenous
0
0.0
0.0
Other
143
0.2
Tetanus§
Indigenous
0
0.0
0.0
Other
12
0.01