[Trends of tuberculosis in the Fifth Health Region, Buenos Aires Province, years 2000-2011].

@article{Chirico2015TrendsOT,
  title={[Trends of tuberculosis in the Fifth Health Region, Buenos Aires Province, years 2000-2011].},
  author={Cristina Chirico and Myriam Sanjurjo and Sarah J Iribarren and Andrea Appendino and Elsa V Zerbini and Mirta Etchevarria},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2015},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={147-54}
}
The aim of this study was to describe the trends in tuberculosis (TB) in the Fifth Health Region (RSV) in the Buenos Aires Province. A trend study allowed the evaluation of the average variation of change in the incidence rate (IR) using simple linear regression expressed as a mean annual variation (VAP). The number of reported TB cases and IR per 100 000 population of all TB cases, pulmonary TB (PTB) and bacteriologically confirmed PTB from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2011, were analyzed… CONTINUE READING