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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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Chlamydia Incidence Rate

Value: 648.2 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Dallas
Located in:
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
Substate Region: Region 3a
TEA Region: Region 10
State: Texas
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Comparison: TX Counties
Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
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What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the chlamydia incidence rate in cases per 100,000 population.
Why this is important: 
Chlamydia, the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, is caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis. Although symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem. Chlamydia also can cause discharge from the penis of an infected man. Under-reporting of chlamydia is substantial because most people with chlamydia are not aware of their infections and do not seek testing.
Technical Note:  The distribution is based on data from 254 Texas counties.
Rates for previous years may not reflect the most recent revisions made by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Consult the source for the most current rates.
Source: Texas Department of State Health Services
URL of Source:   http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/default.shtm
URL of Data:   http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd/reports/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Time Series Data

2007: 517.0 2008: 565.1 2009: 580.7 2010: 636.2 2011: 684.8 2012: 648.2

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Unit: cases/100,000 population
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Chlamydia Incidence Rate

Value: 648.2 cases/100,000 population
Measurement
Period:
2012
Location: County : Dallas
Located in:
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA): Dallas-Plano-Irving
Substate Region: Region 3a
TEA Region: Region 10
State: Texas
[ View Every County ]
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Immunizations & Infectious Diseases
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the chlamydia incidence rate in cases per 100,000 population.
Why this is important: 
Chlamydia, the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, is caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis. Although symptoms of chlamydia are usually mild or absent, serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur "silently" before a woman ever recognizes a problem. Chlamydia also can cause discharge from the penis of an infected man. Under-reporting of chlamydia is substantial because most people with chlamydia are not aware of their infections and do not seek testing.
Technical Note:  The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Rates for previous years may not reflect the most recent revisions made by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Consult the source for the most current rates.
Source: Texas Department of State Health Services
URL of Source:   http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/default.shtm
URL of Data:   http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/hivstd/reports/
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Time Series Data

2007: 517.0 2008: 565.1 2009: 580.7 2010: 636.2 2011: 684.8 2012: 648.2

cases/100,000 population

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