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Incidence of pertussis per 100 000

Full name:
Incidence of pertussis per 100 000
cases per 100 000 population
Type of measure:
Population-weighted country group average, Rate
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:
Incidence of pertussis per 100 000
Indicator code: E040331.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Number of new pertussis cases\".

Self-explanatory. ICD-9: 033; ICD-10: A37. Data are available from the CD Unit at WHO/EURO.

Country notes:
Institute of Public Health.
Data sources: Sanittary 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.
ICD-10 only dg. A37.0 + A37.1.
Some Facts about Health Care of Estonia 1990-1995. Estonian Medical Statistical Bureau. January 2001: For 1997-1998 only ICD-10: A37.0 was included. Source: Health Protection Inspection. Data from annual reporting system
Source: National Public Health Institute.
Source: Directorate of Health, Section for Infectious Disease Control.
Source: Central Statistics Office for 1980-1984. Department of Health for subsequent years.
Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health.
January 2000: Source: Ministry of Health.
National Public Health Centre.
Chief Medical Officer of Public Health.
Source: Institute of Public Health, Banska Bystrica
Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana 1996 (Epidemiologic monitoring of communicable diseases in Slovenia).
Pertussis (ICD-9 code 033). Data come from the Epidemiological Surveillance System of Obligatory Declaration Disease (ODD).
Source: Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. Centro Nacional de Epìdemiología
From 1996 = clinically reported cases (before 1996 laboratory reports)
Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.