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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
   
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) became reportable in the state of North Dakota on February 1, 2000 for invasive sites such as blood or cerebral spinal fluid only. All MRSA infections became reportable on August 1, 2002. This did not include screens. Effective April 1, 2007, the administrative rule was changed again making MRSA isolated from only invasive sites reportable.
 
2011 County Data


County
Number
of
Cases

Rate per
100,000
Adams 2 85.4
Barnes 2 18.1
Benson 6 90.1
Billings 0 0.0
Bottineau 0 0.0
Bowman 0 0.0
Burke 0 0.0
Burleigh 13 16.0
Cass 17 11.4
Cavalier 0 0.0
Dickey 1 18.9
Divide 0 0.0
Dunn 1 28.3
Eddy 1 41.9
Emmons 2 56.3
Foster 0 0.0
Golden Valley 1 59.5
Grand Forks 7 10.5
Grant 0 0.0
Griggs 1 41.3
Hettinger 0 0.0
Kidder 1 41.1
LaMoure 2 48.3
Logan 2 100.5
McHenry 0 0.0
McIntosh 5 178.0
McKenzie 0 0.0
McLean 0 0.0
Mercer 1 11.9
Morton 2 7.3
Mountrail 0 0.0
Nelson 2 64.0
Oliver 0 0.0
Pembina 0 0.0
Pierce 2 45.9
Ramsey 2 17.5
Ransom 0 0.0
Renville 0 0.0
Richland 0 0.0
Rolette 2 14.4
Sargent 0 0.0
Sheridan 0 0.0
Sioux 2 48.2
Slope 0 0.0
Stark 5 20.7
Steele 0 0.0
Stutsman 3 14.2
Towner 0 0.0
Traill 0 0.0
Walsh 3 27.0
Ward 1 1.6
Wells 0 0.0
Williams 0 0.0
Unknown 0 -
Total 89 13.2





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2011 Gender Data


Gender
Number
of
Cases

Rate per
100,000
Male 59 17.4
Female 29 8.7
Unknown 1 -

















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2011 Age Data


Age Group
Number
of
Cases

Rate per
100,000
0-4 1 2.2
5-9 2 5.0
10-19 1 1.1
20-29 1 0.9
30-39 5 6.4
40-49 10 11.8
50-59 11 11.4
60-64 10 27.9
≥ 65 48 36.0
Unknown 0 -







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Historical Data


Year
Number
of
Cases
2000 15
2001 46
2002 537
2003 1342
2004 1550
2005 1566
2006 1880
2007 412
2008 79
2009 104
2010 74
2011 89





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