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Number of new syphilis cases

Full name:
Number of new syphilis cases
Unit:
number of cases
Type of measure:
Count
Visualizations:
Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes:
Number of new syphilis cases
Indicator code: E045321.T

Self-explanatory. ICD-9: 090-097; ICD-10: A50-A53._
Country notes:
Albania
Institute of Public Health.
Austria
Responsibility to report this is limited.
Belgium
Data sources: Sanitary Inspection of the Ministry of the Flemish Community Government; Sanitary
Inspection of the Ministry of the French Community Government.
Remark. These data only refer to cases that occurred in the Flemish and Walloon Region. Data of the
Brussels Capital Region are not available. (The Brussels Capital Region has approximately 950 000
inhabitants, which is about 10% of the Belgian population). Because of a serious underreporting,
this number is an underestimation.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Public Health Institute BIH - Department of Epidemiology.
Denmark
January 2000
Number of individually reported syphilis cases, diagnosed during the given calendar year.
Source: State Serum Institute.
Estonia
Some Facts about Health Care of Estonia 1990-1995. Estonian Medical Statistical Bureau.
Finland
Source: National Public Health Institute.
Germany
Source: German Health Monitoring System.
Iceland
Source: Directorate of Health, Section for Infectious Disease Control.
Ireland
Source: Department of Health.
Israel
Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health.
Italy
January 2000:
Source: Ministry of Health
Lithuania
LHIC (Lithuanian Health Information Centre), annual report data.
Netherlands
Chief Medical Officer of Public Health.
Slovenia
Clinic of Dermatology, Ljubljana 1996 (Analysis of the data on the distribution of veneral diseases
in Slovenia).
Spain
Syphilis (ICD-9 code: 091). Data come from the Epidemiological Surveillance System of Obligatory
Declaration Disease (ODD)

Source: Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia
Sweden
Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.
United Kingdom
January 2001: Data refer to United Kingdom, except for 1996and 1997 where the figures refer to Great
Britain only.