Tuberculosis incidence in elderly in Serbia: key trends in socioeconomic transition.

  title={Tuberculosis incidence in elderly in Serbia: key trends in socioeconomic transition.},
  author={Dragica P. Pe{\vs}ut and Zorana B Gledovi{\'c} and Anita Grgurevic and Ljudmila M Nagorni-Obradovi{\'c} and Tatjana N Adzi{\'c}},
  journal={Croatian medical journal},
  volume={49 6},
AIM To examine tuberculosis incidence rates among the elderly in Central Serbia in 1992-2006 period, which was characterized by socioeconomic crisis and migration of population. METHODS We analyzed all reported active tuberculosis cases in a 15-year period, especially among patients aged > or =65, according to the Annual Reports of the Institute of Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis in Belgrade and Central Tuberculosis Register. Population estimates with extrapolations were based on 1991 and 2002… CONTINUE READING

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