Illness and injury of travellers abroad: Finnish nationwide data from 2010 to 2012, with incidences in various regions of the world.

@article{Siikamaki2015IllnessAI,
  title={Illness and injury of travellers abroad: Finnish nationwide data from 2010 to 2012, with incidences in various regions of the world.},
  author={Heli Siikamaki and Paul D. Kivela and Mikael Fotopoulos and Jukka P Ollgren and Anu Kantele},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 19},
  pages={15-26}
}
The number of international tourist arrivals reached 1,000 million in 2012. Assessment of travellers' health problems has relied on proportionate morbidity data.Given the lack of data on number of visitors to each region, incidences have been impossible to calculate.This study, largest yet reporting travellers' health problems, is the first to present incidence of illness and injury. Data on Finnish travellers with health problems abroad during 2010 to 2012 were retrieved from the database of… CONTINUE READING
8 Extracted Citations
25 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 25 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…