Table 3

Numbers of cases of each disease and notification rates in Izmir, 2003 (N = 3,506,672)

No. of records in the data sources

Rates according to data sources

(per 100,000)

Lab diagnoses

(a)

Notifications

to Health Directorate (b)

Matched

records

(c)

Proportion of lab diagnoses notified % (c/a)

Lab diagnosis rate (a/N)

Notification rate

(b/N)

Combined rate

([a+b-c]/N)


Hepatitis A

560

587

177

31.6

15.97

16.74

27.66

Hepatitis B

WHO criteria

10285

225

157

1.5

IgM anti-HBc

380

225

46

12.1

10.84

6.42

15.94

Hepatitis C

WHO criteria

148

89

2

1.4

Hepatitis C total

2271

89

75

3.3

Dialysis & gastroenterology cases omitted

1757

89

75

4.3

50.10

2.54

50.50

Brucellosis

WHO criteria

151

116

48

31.8

4.31

3.31

6.25

Agglutination ≤ 1/80

307

116

65

21.2

8.75

3.31

10.21

Syphilis

WHO criteria

201

86

52

25.9

5.73

2.45

6.70

notified lab cases not meeting WHO criteria included

217

86

68

31.3

6.19

2.45

6.70

Measles

5a

272

0

0

0.14

7.76

7.87

HIV

Confirmation or RNA positive

23

15

6

26.1

-

0.17

-

Confirmation or RNA positive, previous years' notifications included

23

154b

23b

100.0

-

-

-

Total

11402

1802

488

4.3

-

-

-


a One of the positive cases is due to vaccination

b Notifications of previous years included

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