Pre-travel health, immunization status, and demographics of travel to the developing world for individuals visiting a travel medicine service.

@article{Hill1991PretravelHI,
  title={Pre-travel health, immunization status, and demographics of travel to the developing world for individuals visiting a travel medicine service.},
  author={David R Hill},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1991},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={263-70}
}
  • David R Hill
  • Published 1991 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…
It is estimated that five million Americans will travel to the developing world over the next year. This study examines the demographic profile, past medical and immunization history, itinerary, and reason for travel of 2, 445 travelers to the developing world seen at a travel medicine service from 1984 through 1989. The travelers age ranged from three months to 85 years (mean age 43). A chronic medical condition was reported by 654 (27%). Four percent of all travelers were intolerant of… CONTINUE READING

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