EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF DENGUE IN SENADOR CANEDO - GOIÁS, BRAZIL
Keywords:Aedes, Communicable Diseases, Dengue, Epidemiology, Incidence
The objective of the study was to characterize the epidemiological profile of the cases notified for dengue in the municipality of Senador Canedo, Goiás, from 2014 to 2018. This is a population-based descriptive study on dengue, analyzing the year-of-notification variables, municipality of residence, sex, age group, race / color, education, epidemiological week, serotype, final classification, evolution, tests performed, if you were pregnant, and if there was hospitalization, whose data were obtained from the Diseases and Notifications System (SINAN), available on the website of the Unified Health System Database (DATASUS). corresponding to the period from 2014 to 2018. 7,903 dengue cases were confirmed, with the highest incidence rate in 2018, with the highest concentration of cases in the months from January to March. Dengue cases were more frequent in females (52.51%), race / brown color (51.33%), and in the age group 20 to 39 years (43.62%). Most cases (91.32%) were confirmed by clinical-epidemiological criteria, 96.67% progressed to cure and 5.58% were hospitalized. The study identified that dengue is a challenging endemic disease, as it is a disease dependent on preventive actions by the population, and in view of its high incidence, with epidemic periods, and the possibility of death.
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