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Volume 6, Number 3—June 2000

Dispatch

Dengue Epidemic in Belém, Pará, Brazil, 1996-97

Amélia P.A. Travassos da Rosa, Pedro F.C. VasconcelosComments to Author , Elizabeth S. Travassos da Rosa, Sueli G. Rodrigues, Bernard Mondet, Ana C.R. Cruz, Maria R. Sousa, and Jorge F.S. Travassos da Rosa
Author affiliations: Instituto Evandro Chagas, Belém, Pará, Brazil

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Table 1

Distribution of patients with serologic tests positive for dengue

Male
Female
Total
Age No. Pos % No. Pos % Pos %
≤4 185 60 0.76 325 76 0.8 136 0.78
5-9 308 89 1.12 425 186 1.96 275 1.58
10-14 1,033 444 5.56 816 356 3.76 800 4.59
15-24 4,080 1,596 20 3,765 1,643 17.35 3,239 18.56
25-34 5,083 2,184 27.37 4,375 2,127 22.47 4,311 24.7
35-44 3,919 1,684 21.1 4,638 2,023 21.37 3,707 21.25
45-54 3,319 1,016 12.73 3,572 1,558 16.46 2,574 14.75
≥55 2,283 898 11.36 2,283 1,500 15.83 2,398 13.79
Total 20,038 7,971 100 20,199 9,469 100 17,440 100

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