Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2017;14(2):51-56.
Published online December 18, 2018.
제주도 법정감염병 신고 현황: 2001-2017
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Status of National Notifiable Infectious Diseases in Jejudo, Korea: 2001-2017
Mi Na Kim, Yu-Jung Han, Don Haeng Yang, Jong-Myon Bae
Correspondence:  Jong-Myon Bae,
Abstract
Objective
Jejudo has unique geographical and climatologic characteristics compared with other areas in Korea. The aim was to evaluate differences of the nationwide notifiable infectious diseases (NND) occurred in Jejudo. Methods : The source of data was on the Infectious Disease Statistics System operated by Centers for Diseases Control & Prevention in Koreq between 1 January 2001 and 30 September 2017. After calculating the proportion of sum of years showing a higher incidence in Jejudo than nationwide divided by sum of comparing years (PSYH), authors defined the infectious diseases for control in Jejudo (IDCJ) with PSYH over 75%. In addition, the infectious diseases showing increasing trends during recent 2 years (2015-2017) were defined as sudden increase Infectious Diseases for Control (SIDCJ).
Results
IDCJ in 2001-2017 included 3 NNDs such as chicken pox, syphilis, and severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrm. And SIDCJ contained 2 NNDs such as pneumococcal infection and scarlet fever.
Conclusions
The results support main evidences to plan strategies and distribute community resources for control and prevention of NNDs in Jejudo, Korea, 2018.
Key Words: Infection control, Sentinel surveillance, Prevention and control, Mandatory reporting, Jejudo


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