• Medicine
  • Published in Revista clinica espanola 2002

[Tuberculosis in the Zaragoza province. Estimation by means of the capture-recapture method].

@article{Gozalo2002TuberculosisIT,
  title={[Tuberculosis in the Zaragoza province. Estimation by means of the capture-recapture method].},
  author={M J Iglesias Gozalo and M Jos{\'e} Rabanaque Hern{\'a}ndez and L I G{\'o}mez L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Revista clinica espanola},
  year={2002},
  volume={202 5},
  pages={
          249-54
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis (TB) is an underreported condition to the Communicable Diseases Control System (CDCS). The objective of this work was to estimate the actual incidence of tuberculosis and the epidemiological characteristics of the diseases in the Zaragoza province. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective study in which the capture-recapture method was used to estimate the number of tuberculosis cases, by using the microbiology laboratories and the CDSC as data sources. The socio… CONTINUE READING