Measles Infection Rate
This indicator shows the rate of Measles infections per 100,000 population. Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. The disease of measles and the virus that causes it share the same name. The disease is also called rubeola. Measles causes fever, runny nose, cough and a rash all over the body. About one out of 10 children with measles also gets an ear infection, and up to one out of 20 gets pneumonia. For every 1,000 children who get measles, one or two will die. Other rash-causing diseases often confused with measles include roseola (roseola infantum) and rubella (German measles).
Measurement Period: 2012
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 38 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 3
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty
All Peer Counties for Summit
San Francisco, CA;
San Joaquin, CA;
District of Columbia, DC;
Baltimore city, MD;
El Paso, TX;