Mumps Infection Rate
This indicator shows the rate of Mumps infections per 100,000 population. Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by the mumps virus. Mumps typically starts with a few days of fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite, and is followed by swelling of salivary glands. Anyone who is not immune from either previous mumps infection or from vaccination can get mumps. Before the routine vaccination program was introduced in the United States, mumps was a common illness in infants, children and young adults. Because most people have now been vaccinated, mumps has become a rare disease in the United States.
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 24 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 5
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty
All Peer Counties for Mahoning
St. Clair, IL;
East Baton Rouge, LA;
St. Louis city, MO;