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National Hansen's Disease Program Data

Number of U.S. Hansen's Disease Cases by Year

 
Cumulative
Frequency
Cumulative
Percent
Year
Frequency
Percent
1824 1 0.01 1 0.01
1829 1 0.01 2 0.02
1863 5 0.04 7 0.06
1870 3 0.02 10 0.08
1877 1 0.01 11 0.09
1879 1 0.01 12 0.1
1883 1 0.01 13 0.11
1887 53 0.44 66 0.55
1888 4 0.03 70 0.58
1891 3 0.02 73 0.6
1892 2 0.02 75 0.62
1893 3 0.02 78 0.65
1894 10 0.08 88 0.73
1895 19 0.16 107 0.89
1896 3 0.02 110 0.91
1897 10 0.08 120 0.99
1898 12 0.1 132 1.09
1899 7 0.06 139 1.15
1900 11 0.09 150 1.24
1901 11 0.09 161 1.33
1902 14 0.12 175 1.45
1903 7 0.06 182 1.51
1904 16 0.13 198 1.64
1905 15 0.12 213 1.76
1906 16 0.13 229 1.9
1907 8 0.07 237 1.96
1908 8 0.07 245 2.03
1909 20 0.17 265 2.19
1910 21 0.17 286 2.37
1911 20 0.17 306 2.53
1912 14 0.12 320 2.65
1913 29 0.24 349 2.89
1914 23 0.19 372 3.08
1915 24 0.2 396 3.28
1916 26 0.22 422 3.49
1917 12 0.1 434 3.59
1918 18 0.15 452 3.74
1919 19 0.16 471 3.9
1920 25 0.21 496 4.11
1921 72 0.6 568 4.7
1922 117 0.97 685 5.67
1923 39 0.32 724 5.99
1924 68 0.56 792 6.56
1925 106 0.88 898 7.44
1926 56 0.46 954 7.9
1927 70 0.58 1024 8.48
1928 79 0.65 1103 9.13
1929 49 0.41 1152 9.54
1930 85 0.7 1237 10.24
1931 97 0.8 1334 11.05
1932 69 0.57 1403 11.62
1933 69 0.57 1472 12.19
1934 64 0.53 1536 12.72
1935 65 0.54 1601 13.26
1936 41 0.34 1642 13.6
1937 62 0.51 1704 14.11
1938 53 0.44 1757 14.55
1939 57 0.47 1814 15.02
1940 73 0.6 1887 15.62
1941 58 0.48 1945 16.1
1942 56 0.46 2001 16.57
1943 47 0.39 2048 16.96
1944 58 0.48 2106 17.44
1945 52 0.43 2158 17.87
1946 52 0.43 2210 18.3
1947 73 0.6 2283 18.9
1948 59 0.49 2342 19.39
1949 70 0.58 2412 19.97
1950 67 0.55 2479 20.53
1951 84 0.7 2563 21.22
1952 70 0.58 2633 21.8
1953 75 0.62 2708 22.42
1954 54 0.45 2762 22.87
1955 72 0.6 2834 23.47
1956 62 0.51 2896 23.98
1957 37 0.31 2933 24.29
1958 47 0.39 2980 24.68
1959 64 0.53 3044 25.2
1960 68 0.56 3112 25.77
1961 73 0.6 3185 26.37
1962 76 0.63 3261 27
1963 89 0.74 3350 27.74
1964 100 0.83 3450 28.57
1965 74 0.61 3524 29.18
1966 115 0.95 3639 30.13
1967 97 0.8 3736 30.93
1968 119 0.99 3855 31.92
1969 143 1.18 3998 33.1
1970 135 1.12 4133 34.22
1971 158 1.31 4291 35.53
1972 177 1.47 4468 37
1973 186 1.54 4654 38.54
1974 130 1.08 4784 39.61
1975 201 1.66 4985 41.28
1976 208 1.72 5193 43
1977 200 1.66 5393 44.66
1978 231 1.91 5624 46.57
1979 220 1.82 5844 48.39
1980 346 2.86 6190 51.25
1981 363 3.01 6553 54.26
1982 370 3.06 6923 57.32
1983 456 3.78 7379 61.1
1984 395 3.27 7774 64.37
1985 434 3.59 8208 67.96
1986 342 2.83 8550 70.8
1987 327 2.71 8877 73.5
1988 270 2.24 9147 75.74
1989 229 1.9 9376 77.64
1990 246 2.04 9622 79.67
1991 299 2.48 9921 82.15
1992 215 1.78 10136 83.93
1993 278 2.3 10414 86.23
1994 208 1.72 10622 87.95
1995 165 1.37 10787 89.32
1996 154 1.28 10941 90.59
1997 132 1.09 11073 91.69
1998 103 0.85 11176 92.54
1999 88 0.73 11264 93.27
2000 76 0.63 11340 93.9
2001 110 0.91 11450 94.81
2002 133 1.1 11583 95.91
2003 134 1.11 11717 97.02
2004 131 1.08 11848 98.1
2005 166 1.37 12014 99.48

Data incomplete for 2006.

Frequency Missing = 11

Total Cases: 12014

 

 

Date Last Reviewed:  April 2017


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