Carolina Novaes Carvalho

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OBJECTIVE To analyze the underreporting of the tuberculosis (TB) and AIDS comorbidity. METHODS Surveillance study using records from the Notifiable Diseases Information System - Tuberculosis and AIDS in Brazil from 2000 to 2005. Records of TB without information on the presence of Aids were considered to be underreporting of the comorbidity when paired(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact on tuberculosis (TB) incidence rates of removal of improper duplicate records from the notification system. METHODS Data from the Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação (Brazilian Information System for Tuberculosis Notification) from 2000 to 2004 were analyzed. Repeat records were identified through probabilistic(More)
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