Using Health-Seeking Pattern to Estimate Disease Burden from Sentinel Surveillance

Eric H.Y. Lau, Qiqi Zhang, Kin On Kwok, Irene O. Wong, Dennis K. Ip, Benjamin J. Cowling

Abstract


By characterizing the health-seeking behavior of the general population, surveillance data of consultation rates could be further utilized to obtain the population and age-specific burden of disease.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6478



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