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Table 2 Selected surveillance indicators measured in the observed population, by endemic status hospital region, 146 hospital units, March 2009-April 2010

From: New endemic foci of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) identified in districts where testing for TBE was not available before 2009 in Poland

Characteristic   Admissions Suspect TBE cases
Cases Cases/1000 hosp. Tested % Positive % of those tested
Endemic status of hospital Non-endemic 89,309 639 7.2 378 59.2 17 4.5
Low endemic 61,093 594 9.7 416 70.0 74 17.8
Moderately endemic 8,731 135 15.5 117 86.7 32 27.4
Highly endemic 6,966 217 31.2 195 89.9 133 68.2
Age (years) 0-9 34,851 136 3.9 89 65.4 3 3.4
10-19 15,734 325 20.7 254 78.2 34 13.4
20-29 12,866 305 23.7 209 68.5 39 18.7
30-39 13,623 222 16.3 137 61.7 34 24.8
40-49 15,633 184 11.8 143 77.7 49 34.3
50-59 25,013 193 7.7 142 73.6 53 37.3
60+ 48,379 220 4.6 132 60.0 44 33.3
Total   166,099 1,585 9.5 1,106 69.8 256 23.2
  1. TBE tick-borne encephalitis.