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Table 6 Incidence of envenomations (per 100,000 population) according to the states and zoological groups, 2001–2012 (except for caterpillar, 2007–2012)

From: Epidemiology of envenomations by terrestrial venomous animals in Brazil based on case reporting: from obvious facts to contingencies

Regions States Snake Scorpion Spider Bee Caterpillar
North Rondônia 29.06 5.68 3.17 1.43 0.84
Acre 61.10 4.58 3.85 2.68 1.10
Amazonas 40.36 3.69 2.27 0.26 0.95
Roraima 69.54 6.10 2.81 9.17 0.75
Pará 68.30 18.79 3.23 0.43 0.27
Amapá 55.10 18.13 1.28 0.24 0.49
Tocantins 61.74 16.20 2.78 5.57 6.81
Northeast Maranhão 24.60 1.91 0.60 0.42 0.21
Piauí 7.73 11.06 1.06 1.05 0.22
Ceará 8.57 9.09 0.54 1.39 0.08
Rio Grande do Norte 12.33 61.45 3.22 3.53 0.80
Paraíba 12.55 17.44 0.89 1.61 0.43
Pernambuco 8.89 54.73 0.73 4.06 0.26
Alagoas 10.89 111.39 1.40 5.53 1.44
Sergipe 9.83 3.55 1.03 1.48 0.59
Bahia 20.42 51.31 1.75 1.72 0.41
Southeast Minas Gerais 15.94 52.39 7.10 3.47 3.22
Espírito Santo 28.07 24.23 6.41 3.39 3.71
Rio de Janeiro 3.63 1.78 1.12 0.13 0.10
São Paulo 3.93 12.79 5.79 3.44 1.01
South Paraná 9.62 5.98 87.95 5.89 10.05
Santa Catarina 13.16 2.64 65.65 10.47 9.19
Rio Grande do Sul 8.98 0.54 13.73 2.48 3.48
Central-West Mato Grosso do Sul 21.40 5.05 2.27 2.74 4.55
Mato Grosso 41.68 10.00 2.95 0.72 0.32
Goiás 17.43 16.08 2.52 1.34 0.50
Distrito Federal 5.94 11.32 1.25 3.23 0.92
Brazil 14.73 21.51 10.35 2.84 1.94