Burden of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness in China: a population-based survey

@inproceedings{Chen2013BurdenOS,
  title={Burden of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness in China: a population-based survey},
  author={Yan Chen and W X Yan and Yi-Jing Zhou and Shi-qi Zhen and Ronghua Zhang and Jianghua Chen and Zhan-hua Liu and Hai Cheng and Hong Tu Liu and S G Duan and Zhen Lan and Jianhe Sun and Xing-Yong You and Jing-guang Li and Yongning Wu},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) is an important public-health problem worldwide. Previous national studies of the incidence of AGI in China were performed decades ago, and detailed information was not available. This study therefore sought to determine the magnitude, distribution, and burden of self-reported AGI in China. METHODS Twelve-month, retrospective face-to-face surveys were conducted in 20 sentinel sites from six provinces between July 2010 and July 2011. RESULTS In… CONTINUE READING
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