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Data set notes
European Health for All database (WHO)

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 measles cases
Indicator code: E050101.T

Self-explanatory. ICD-9: 055; ICD-10: B05. Data are available from the CD Unit at WHO/EURO.

Country notes
Albania
Institute of Public Health.
Belgium
Data source: Scientific Institute of Public Health - Louis Pasteur, Network of Sentinel General Practitioners. Remark: the reported number is an extrapolation, based on data from a sentinel network of general practitioners.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Public Health Institute BIH - Department of Epidemiology.
Estonia
Some Facts about Health Care of Estonia 1990-1995. Estonian Medical Statistical Bureau.
Finland
Source: National Public Health Institute.
Iceland
Source: Directorate of Health, Section for Infectious Disease Control.
Ireland
Source: Central Statistics Office for 1980- 1984. Department of Health for subsequent years.
Israel
Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health.
Italy
January 2000: Source: Ministry of Health.
Lithuania
National Public Health Centre.
Netherlands
Chief Medical Officer of Public Health.
Slovenia
Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana 1996 (Epidemiologic monitoring of communicable diseases in Slovenia).
Spain
Measles (ICD-9 code 055).
Data come from the Epidemiological Surveillance System of Obligatory Declaration Disease (ODD).
Source: Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. Centro Nacional de Epidemiología
Sweden
From 1996 = clinically reported cases (before 1996 laboratory reports)
Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.