Burden of Self-reported Acute Gastrointestinal Illness in Cuba

  title={Burden of Self-reported Acute Gastrointestinal Illness in Cuba},
  author={Pablo A. Prieto and Rita Finley and P K Muchaal and Michele T. Guerin and Sandra Isaacs and Arnaldo Castro Dom{\'i}nguez and Gisele Cout{\'i}n Marie and Enrique Perez},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
Acute gastrointestinal illness is an important public-health issue worldwide. Burden-of-illness studies have not previously been conducted in Cuba. The objective of the study was to determine the magnitude, distribution, and burden of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness in Cuba. A retrospective, cross-sectional survey was conducted in three sentinel sites during June-July 2005 (rainy season) and during November 2005-January 2006 (dry season). Households were randomly selected from a… CONTINUE READING

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