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Deaths from Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease: Deaths

Deaths from Meningococcal disease: 275 deaths annually in USA (DBMD); 227 in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Meningococcal disease: 274 per year, 22 per month, 5 per week, 0 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 275 deaths annually in USA (DBMD); 227 in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Meningococcal disease: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Meningococcal disease: 275 deaths annually in the United States (Source: excerpt from Active Bacterial Core Surveillance: DBMD)

Meningococcal disease: Mortaility Rates

Mortality rate: About 5-10% with treatment but 10-15% having severe complications; as high as 50% without treatment.

>Mortality rat: 10%-15% of cases are fatal. (Source: excerpt from Meningococcal Disease: DBMD)

Survival rate statistics for Meningococcal disease

The following are statistics from various sources about the survival rate for Meningococcal disease:

  • 3.2% mortality rate for Meningococcal B Disease in New Zealand 2002 (NZ ESR Meningococcal Disease Update, 2003)
  • 4% mortality rate for Meningococcal B Disease in New Zealand 2001 (NZ ESR Meningococcal Disease Update, 2003)

Misdiagnosis and Meningococcal disease deaths

Meningococcal disease can be deadly if misdiagnosed...more »

Death statistics for Meningococcal disease

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Meningococcal disease:

  • 26 deaths from Meningococcal B Disease in New Zealand 2001 (NZ ESR Meningococcal Disease Update, 2003)
  • 18 deaths from Meningococcal B Disease in New Zealand 2002 (NZ ESR Meningococcal Disease Update, 2003)

Deaths from Meningococcal disease: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Meningococcal disease:

Meningococcal disease: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Meningococcal disease:

  • 0.02% (2,510) of hospital consultant episodes were for meningococcal fever in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 85% of hospital consultant episodes for meningococcal fever required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for meningococcal fever were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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