Economic analysis of rotavirus-associated diarrhea in the metropolitan Toronto and Peel regions of Ontario.

@article{Jacobs2002EconomicAO,
  title={Economic analysis of rotavirus-associated diarrhea in the metropolitan Toronto and Peel regions of Ontario.},
  author={Philip Jacobs and L E Shane and Konrad Fassbender and El Wang and Rahim Moineddin and El Ford-Jones},
  journal={The Canadian journal of infectious diseases = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={167-74}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the economic cost of rotavirus-associated diarrhea for a selected group of families, in a nonexperimental setting, and to estimate the factors that influence these costs. DESIGN Use and other socioeconomic data from a family survey (the Pediatric Rotavirus Epidemiology Study for Immunization) of children who tested positive for rotavirus were collected for the metropolitan Toronto and Peel regions of Ontario during the rotavirus season of 1997-1998. Service costs were… CONTINUE READING

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