Incidences of tuberculosis, syphilis and measles

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15.10.2021
Tuberculosis, syphilis

Frequency of data release: annualy

Type of observation period: yearly data

Available time series: 2009-2019

Disaggregation:  Poland; sex; age groups 

Statistical concepts and definitions: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by infection with tuberculosis bacilli.

 Syphilis is a sexually transmitted venereal disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum (pale spirochaette).

Additional methodological notes: Data refer to newly registered cases.

In case of syphilis – excluding data of the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of the Interior and Administration and the Internal Security Agency.

Index per 100 thous. population refers to the given age group.

Data source, datadisposer:  Data sets from information systems of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Institute and Institute of Venereology of the Medical University of Warsaw; elaboration of survey results – Statistics Poland

Available data formats:  xlsx, csv          


Measles

Frequency of data release: annualy

Type of observation period: yearly data

Available time series:  2011-2019 / 2010-2019

Disaggregation: Poland; type of locality, sex / Poland; type of locality, sex; age groups

Statistical concepts and definitions: Morbidity is the frequency of occurrence of new cases of disease in the given population.

Measles is an acute viral infectious disease.

The only source of infection is a sick person. The infection is spread mainly by droplets and by direct contact with the secretion of the nasopharyngeal cavity. Very rarely, the infection occurs indirectly through objects freshly contaminated by nasopharyngeal secretions.

Oder viruses enter the body through the mouth or nose and through the conjunctiva. After multiplication in mucous membranes, they reach various organs, i.e: skin, kidneys, stomach, intestines and liver.

The incubation period is usually from 10 to 12 days.

Additional methodological notes: Data cover cases obligatory reported by doctors to the sanitary inspection.

Index per 100 thous. population refers to the given age group.

Data source, datadisposer: Dataets from information systems of National Institute of Public Health — National Institute of Hygiene; elaboration of surveys results – Statistics Poland

Available data formats:  xlsx, csv

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