[Tuberculosis in Brazil: construction of a territorially based surveillance system].

@article{Souza2005TuberculosisIB,
  title={[Tuberculosis in Brazil: construction of a territorially based surveillance system].},
  author={Wayner Vieira de Souza and Maria de F{\'a}tima Pessoa Milit{\~a}o de Albuquerque and Cristhovam Castro Barcellos and Ricardo Arraes de Alencar Ximenes and Marilia S{\'a} Carvalho},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={82-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the occurrence of tuberculosis and to identify variables that define situations of collective risk that determine the spatial distribution of the disease, as backing for implementing a territory-based surveillance system for tuberculosis control. METHODS This was an ecological study performed in Olinda, a municipality in the metropolitan region of Recife, State of Pernambuco, between 1996 and 2000. The median number of notified tuberculosis cases in each census tract… CONTINUE READING

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