Conditions Data

Condition Year

Summary

Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the herpes virus family. Chickenpox is a common but very contagious childhood illness. Although usually mild, chickenpox can be serious. The chickenpox (varicella) vaccine can help prevent the disease. All children attending child care facilities and entering schools in North Dakota are required to be vaccinated against chickenpox.

Chickenpox Fact Sheet

State Data
Total Cases55
Confirmed35
Probable20
Last Updated12/01/2017

Gender

GenderNumber of Cases
 
Male28
Female26
Unknown1

Age Group

Age GroupNumber of Cases
 
<17
1-414
5-916
10-1710
18-242
25-391
40-593
60+2

County

CountyNumber of Cases
 
Benson1
Burleigh5
Cass7
Grand Forks1
McKenzie4
Mountrail1
Richland1
Rolette2
Stark3
Stutsman1
Ward2
Wells2
Williams25

Historical Data

Year   Number of Cases
 
200991
201052
201165
201239
201336
201471
201558
201645
201755