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Table 1 Summary characteristics of each Local Government Area (LGA) of south east Queensland during the study period, 2001–2016

From: Spatial and temporal patterns of Ross River virus in south east Queensland, Australia: identification of hot spots at the rural-urban interface

LGA namea Average population (2001–2016) Population density (per km2) Total cases (2001–2016) Proportion of urban SSCs Mean annual incidence rate (per 100,000)
Brisbane City 1,023,663 762 5352 94.2% 33
Gold Coast City 475,169 356 2252 74.1% 30
Ipswich City 157,963 146 1044 58.0% 41
Logan City 271,082 283 1456 81.7% 34
Moreton Bay Region 357,532 175 3097 58.5% 54
Noosa Shire 41,008 47 850 29.2% 130
Redland City 134,328 250 991 63.6% 46
Scenic Rim Region 35,443 8 393 2.8% 69
Sunshine Coast Region 256,982 114 2680 50.4% 65
Total 2,753,170 188 18,115 61.0% 41
  1. a See Fig. 1 for location of each LGA within the study area