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Table 2 Number of notifications of STEC illness by year and jurisdiction, 2000 to 2010

From: Epidemiology of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli in Australia, 2000-2010

YEAR NSW VIC ACT WA QLD SA TAS NT
2000 1 3 0 NN* NN* 33 0 0
2001 1 1 0 3 14 27 0 0
2002 6 5 0 4 5 39 0 0
2003 3 3 0 3 6 37 0 0
2004 5 4 0 0 10 30 0 0
2005 16 8 0 12 9 39 2 0
2006 10 5 0 3 15 35 0 2
2007 23 13 1 2 24 40 0 3
2008 19 11 0 0 38 39 0 0
2009 21 16 0 6 24 62 0 1
2010 10 12 0 8 18 32 0 0
TOTAL 115 81 1 41 163 413 2 6
Yearly Rate/100,000 0.17 0.14 0.03 0.18 0.37 2.4 0.04 0.07
  1. *NN= Not notifiable
  2. Source: Data extracted from National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System website [26]