Temperature and atmospheric pressure may be considered as predictors for the occurrence of bacillary dysentery in Guangzhou, Southern China.

@article{Li2014TemperatureAA,
  title={Temperature and atmospheric pressure may be considered as predictors for the occurrence of bacillary dysentery in Guangzhou, Southern China.},
  author={Tiegang Li and Zhicong Yang and Ming Wang},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2014},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={382-4}
}
INTRODUCTION The control of bacillary dysentery (BD) remains a big challenge for China. METHODS Negative binomial multivariable regression was used to study relationships between meteorological variables and the occurrence of BD during the period of 2006-2012. RESULTS Each 1°C rise of temperature corresponded to an increase of 3.60% (95%CI, 3.03% to 4.18%) in the monthly number of BD cases, whereas a 1 hPa rise in atmospheric pressure corresponded to a decrease in the number of BD cases by… CONTINUE READING

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