Health Secur 2021 Jan-Feb;19(1):108-115. Epub 2020 Nov 6.
Oghenekaro Omodior, PhD, is an Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
The purpose of this study was to identify age group, gender, rural-urban differences, and spatiotemporal clusters of tickborne disease diagnoses in Indiana. We analyzed retrospective surveillance data for Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus/rickettsial diseases, and tularemia diagnosed in Indiana from 2009 to 2016. We used chi-square cross tabulation to test gender, age group, and county classification (rural, rural-mixed, urban) differences in tickborne disease. Read More