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E-coli Data

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E-coli Incidence Rates Maps of Texas by Year (jpg image):

STECR192019    STECR182018    2017 STEC2017   STEC20162016

2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

E-coli Cases and Incidence Rates in Texas 2010-2019 (PDF)

E-coli  Cases and Incidence Rates in Texas by Age Group 2018-2019 (PDF)

E-coli Cases and Incidence Rates in Texas by Age Group 2008-2017 (PDF)

E-coli  Cases and Incidence Rates in Texas by Most Populous Counties 2018-2019 (PDF)

E-coli Cases and Incidence Rates in Texas by County 2008-2017 (PDF)

Shiga toxin-producing  Escherichia coli (STEC) Reported Cases and  Incidence Ratesa in Texas, 2011-2020
Year  Case Count Incidence Rate   
2020 513 1.7
2019  1,324 4.5
2018  1,363 4.6
2017  1,131 3.9
2016 1,015 3.6
2015 610 2.2
2014 612 2.3
2013 606 2.3
2012 499 1.9
2011  486 1.9
aIncidence rates (IR) are calculated per 100,000 population.
Population data are projected census data from Texas Demographic Center’s Texas Population Projections Program; 2020 and 2019 population projections were updated March 2022, and 2018 & earlier population projections were from the prior version.
Data Source: Texas NEDSS Finalized Data File, 2011-2020, Texas Notifiable Conditions.    
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Case Count and Incidence Ratesa in Texas by Age Groupb, 2020 
Age Group (Years)  Case Count Incidence Rate
<1 45  10.5
1-4  111 6.6
5-9  34 1.7
10-14  29 1.4
15-19  26 1.2
20-29  46 1.1 
30-39  38  0.9 
40-49 40  1.1
50-59  36  1.0
60+  108 2.0
Unknown  0
Total 513 1.7
aIncidence rates (IR) are calculated per 100,000 population. Population data are projected population from Texas Demographic Center's Texas Population Projections Program, updated March 2022. 
bAge is calculated from date of birth to date of patient symptom onset. Other event dates are used when the symptom onset date is unknown. 
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 (-).
Note: Per Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Unit Data Suppression policy, beginning with data published after June 2021, rates are not provided (-) when the Relative Standard Error exceeds 25% (n<16).     
Data Source: Texas NEDSS Finalized Data File, 2020, Texas Notifiable Conditions.
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Case Count and Incidence Ratesa for the Most Populous Texas Counties, 2020 
CountyCase CountIncidence Rate
Bexar 21  1.0
Brazoria - -
Cameron  11  2.6
Collin  17  1.6
Dallas  13  0.5 
Denton  9 1.0
El Paso  3 0.3
Fort Bend  9 1.1
Harris 63  1.3 
Hidalgo 68 7.8
Montgomery 15 2.4
Nueces  5 1.3
Tarrant 11 1.8
Travis 23 4.2
Williamson 12 2.0
Statewide Total (All Counties)5131.7
aIncidence rates (IR) are calculated per 100,000 population. Population data are projected population from Texas Demographic Center’s Texas Populations Projections Program updated March 2022.
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 (-).
Note: Per Emerging and Acute Infectious Disease Unit Data Suppression policy, beginning with data published after June 2021, rates are not provided (-) when the Relative Standard Error exceeds 25% (n <16).
Data Source: Texas NEDSS Finalized Data File, 2020, Texas Notifiable Conditions.

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

Last updated July 26, 2022