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  1. Fulltext. Results of a 29-state survey of tuberculosis in nursing homes and correctional facilities.

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    A survey of the 15,379 cases of tuberculosis reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by 29 State health departments in 1984 and 1985 revealed that 7.7 percent of the victims older than age 64 were living in a nursing home at the time of diagnosis and 1.8 percent between the ages of 15 and 64 were living in a correctional institution at the time of diagnosis.

    Incidence rates of tuberculosis for residents of nursing homes and for inmates of Federal and State prisons and local jails were estimated using denominators derived from institutional population counts provided by the National Center for Health Statistics and by the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, and Bureau of Prisons.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Vieillard, Homme, Variation géographique, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Epidémiologie, Etablissement troisième âge, Milieu carcéral, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Surveillance sanitaire, Incidence

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Elderly, Human, Geographical variation, Respiratory disease, Epidemiology, Homes for the aged, Carceral environment, United States, North America, America, Sanitary surveillance, Incidence

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0499062

    Code Inist : 002B05B02E. Création : 199406.