• Number of new poliomyelitis cases (Line chart)
  • Number of new poliomyelitis cases (Bar chart)
Data set notes
European Health for All database

Indicators: 611
Updated: 15 June 2018
Downloads: 20034

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 poliomyelitis cases
Indicator code: E050105.T

Self-explanatory. ICD-9: 045; ICD-10: A80. Only cases of transmission of a wild polio virus should be included. Vaccine related cases should NOT be included. Data are available from the CD unit at WHO/EURO.

Country notes
Albania
Institute of Public Health.
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.
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
Poliomyelitis (ICD-9 code: 045). Data come from the
Epidemiological Surveillance System of Obligatory Declaration Disease (ODD).
Source: Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. Centro Nacional de Epidemiología
Sweden
Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.