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Incidence of viral hepatitis B per 100 000

Full name:
Incidence of viral hepatitis B per 100 000
Export:
Unit:
cases per 100 000 population
Type of measure:
Population-weighted country group average, Rate
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:
Incidence of viral hepatitis B per 100 000
Indicator code: E040312.T This indicator shares the definition with the parent indicator \"Number of new hepatitis B cases\".

See 045310 above. ICD-9: 070.2-0.70.3; ICD-10: B16._
Country notes:
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
Number of newly diagnosed viral hepatitis B cases during the given calendar year. Source: Public
Health Institute BIH - Department of Epidemiology.
Denmark
January 2000
Number of individually reported hepatitis B 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: Central Statistics Bureau for 1982-1984. 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).
Sweden
Only acute cases.Source: Swedish Institutes for Infectious Disease Control.