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Group B Streptococci Data

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Group B Streptococcus Incidence Rate Texas Maps by Year

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StrepBR19   StrepBR18   StrepB2016map   GBS map 2015(1)   StrepB2014(4) 

          2019                          2018                         2016                          2015                         2014 

StrepB2013   StrepB2012   Strep_B_2011jpeg   StrepB2010
          2013                          2012                         2011                          2010

Reported Group B Streptococcus, Invasive Disease Cases and Incidence Rates (IR)a for Texas, 2010-2019  
Year   Case Count
IR
2019 2,124  7.3 
2018 2,016 6.9
2017 1,929  6.7 
2016 1,761  6.2 
2015 1,703  6.1 
2014 1,356  5.0 
2013 1,050 3.9 
2012 1,020  3.9 
2011 903  3.5 
2010 825  3.3 
aIncidence rates (IR) are calculated per 100,000 population. Population data are projected population from Texas Demographic Center’s Texas Populations Projections Program; 2019 population projections were updated July 18, 2019, and 2018 & earlier population projections were from the prior version.
Data Source: Texas NEDSS Finalized Data File, 2010-2019, Texas Notifiable Conditions.

Reported Group B Streptococcus, Invasive Cases and Incidence Ratesa by Age Groups in Texas, Years 2013-2019                 
Age 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 
(Years) Case Count IR Case Count IR Case Count IR Case Count IR Case Count IR Case Count  IR  Case Count   IR
<1  158  38  165  40.7  219  53.2  236  56.4  180  42.3  199 45.9 222 52.6
1-4  0.1  0.1  0.2  0.2  2 0.1 2 -
5-9 0 2 0.1  0.1  0.1  0.1  1 0.0 2 -
10-14 0.1  0.1  0.05  0.1  2 0.1 2 -
15-19 0.4  0.4  0.4  10  0.5  12  0.6  8 0.4 6 -
20-29 29  0.7  29  0.7  45  1.1  43  1.1  50  1.2  49 1.2 55 1.3
30-39 57  1.4  76  86  2.2  109  2.8  124  3.1  136 3.3 145 3.5
40-49 129  3.4  194  5.4  209  5.8  218  244  6.6  248 6.6 240 6.4
50-59 203  6.1  277  8.1  356  10.2  356  10.2 385 10.9  396 11.2 413 11.9
60+ 465  11.4  601  13.5  776  16.7  784  16.2  926  18.4  975 18.6 1,037 19.5
Unknown 0 0 - 0 -
Total 1050  3.9  1356  1703  6.1  1761  6.2  1929  6.7  2016 6.9 2,124 7.3
aIncidence rates (IR) are calculated per 100,000 population. Population data are projected population from Texas Demographic center’s Texas Populations Projections Program; 2019 population projections were updated July 18, 2019, and 2018 population projections were from the prior version. Projected populations were used for 2013-2019.
Note: Per Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Unit Data Suppression policy, beginning with data published after September 2021, conditions with statewide case counts of 1-4 are not provided (-). Rates are not provided (-) when the Relative Standard Error exceeds 25% (n <16).                                 

Group B Streptococcus Cases and Incidence Rates for the Most Populous Counties, 2019 (PDF)

Group B Streptococcus Cases and Incidence Rates by County 2012-2018 (PDF) 

For more data regarding this condition, please see our Infectious Disease Annual Reports or submit a Data Request

Last updated March 31, 2022