Epidemiology of tetanus in the Marches Region of Italy, 1992-95.

  title={Epidemiology of tetanus in the Marches Region of Italy, 1992-95.},
  author={Emilia Prospero and Remo Appignanesi and Marcello Mario D'Errico and Flavia Carle},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  volume={76 1},
Reported is the incidence of tetanus in the Marches Region of Italy for the period 1992-95. Data were obtained from both the regional public health committee's notification forms for infectious diseases and from hospital clinical records. A total of 36 cases were examined, comprising 7 males (19.4%) and 29 females. The raw annual incidence was 6.3 per million population; the standardized incidence for females was four times greater than that for males (9.2 and 2.4 per million population… CONTINUE READING
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