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Table 1 Number of Epi-Aids performed by NCEH EISOs, by subject area and year, 2001–2015

From: Examples of applied public health through the work of the Epidemic Intelligence Service officers at CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health: 2006–2015

Subject area 2001–2004 2005–2009 2010–2015 Total
Toxic chemicals 15 12 25 52
Indoor air quality and outdoor air toxics 2   2 4
New, rare, or unexplained disease/syndrome 12 8 2 22
Natural disasters 9 12 7 28
Terrorism and unintentional human-made disasters 5 1 5 11
Substance use and abuse   2 4 6
Violence and injuries 1   1 2
Infectious disease 17 11 12 40
Miscellaneous 2 4 4 10
Total 63 50 60 175
  1. Data provided from personal communication with the CDC EIS Program