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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2017;14(1):29-34.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2017.14.1.29    Published online December 18, 2018.
제주도 법정 감염병 신고현황: 2001-2016
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Status of National Notifiable Infectious Diseases in Jejudo, Korea: 2001-2016
Jung Eun Park, Su-Young Kim, Don Haneng Yang, Jong-Myon Bae
Correspondence:  Jong-Myon Bae,
Abstract
Objectives
The aim was to evaluate differences of the national notifiable infectious diseases (NNID) occurred in Jejudo because it has unique geographical and climatologic characteristics compared with other areas in Korea.
Methods
The source of data was on the Infectious Disease Statistics System operated by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention in Korea between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2016. After calculating the proportion of sum of years showing a higher incidence in Jejudo than nationwide divided by sum of comparing years (PSYH) among 40 NNID, authors defined the infectious diseases for control in Jejudo (IDCJ) with PSYH over 75%. And priorities among infectious diseases for control in Jejudo (PIDCJ) were defined as infectious diseases showing an increasing trend in 2014-2016 among IDCJ.
Results
IDCJ included five legally infectious diseases such as Enterohemorragic Escherichia coli infection (EHEC), chicken pox, pertussis, syphilis, and severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome. Among them, EHEC, pertussis, and syphilis were defined as PIDCJ.
Conclusions
The results support main evidences to plan strategies and distribute community resources for control and prevention of infectious diseases in Jejudo, Korea.
Key Words: Infection control, Sentinel surveillance, Prevention and control, Mandatory reporting, Jejudo


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