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Incidence of gonococcal infection per 100 000

Full name:
Incidence of gonococcal infection 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 gonococcal infection per 100 000
Indicator code: E040322.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Number of new gonococcal infection cases\".

Self-explanatory. ICD-9: 098; ICD-10: A54._
Country notes:
Institute of Public Health.
Responsibility to report this is limited.
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.
Some Facts about Health Care of Estonia 1990-1995. Estonian Medical Statistical Bureau.
Source: National Public Health Institute.
Source: German Health Monitoring System.
Source: Directorate of Health, Section for Infectious Disease Control.
Department of Epidemiology, Ministry of Health.
LHIC (Lithuanian Health Information Centre), annual report data.
Chief Medical Officer of Public Health.
Clinic of Dermatology, Ljubljana 1996 (Analysis of the data on the distribution of veneral diseases
in Slovenia).
Gonococcal infecction (ICD-9 code 098.0, 098.1). Data come from the Epidemiological Surveillance
System of Obligatory Declaration Disease (ODD).

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