Geographical differences in whooping cough in Catalonia, Spain, from 1990 to 2010

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Crespo, Inma; Soldevila, Núria; Muñoz, Pilar; Godoy, Pere; Carmona, Gloria; Domínguez, Angela;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Public Health,volume 14,issue 1,pages268-268 (issn: 1471-2458, eissn: 1471-2458)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3999989, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-268
  • Subject: Research Article | Tos ferina | :Matemàtiques i estadística::Estadística aplicada::Estadística biosanitària [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Anàlisi multivariable | Catalunya | Epidemiologia | Multivariate analysis | Whooping cough | Epidemiology | 62H Multivariate analysis | Surveillance | Salut pública | Public health | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health | Catalonia

BACKGROUND: Whooping cough is a communicable disease whose incidence has increased in recent years in some countries with vaccination. Since 1981, in Catalonia (Spain), cases must be reported to the Public Health Department. In 1997, surveillance changed from aggregated... View more