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Volume 7, Number 7—June 2001

Research

A One-Year Study of Foodborne Illnesses in the Municipality of Uppsala, Sweden

Roland Lindqvist*Comments to Author , Yvonne Andersson†, Johan Lindbäck†, Maria Wegscheider‡, Yvonne Eriksson‡, Lasse Tideström§, Angela Lagerqvist-Widh¶, Kjell-Olof Hedlund†, Sven Löfdahl†, Lennart Svensson†, and Anna Norinder#
Author affiliations: *National Food Administration, Uppsala, Sweden; †Swedish Institute for Infectious Diseases Control, Solna, Sweden; ‡The Municipality of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden; §The Regional Infectious Disease Unit, Uppsala, Sweden; ¶University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden; #The Swedish Institute for Health Economics, Lund, Sweden

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Table 1

Number of single and outbreak-associated cases in incidents of foodborne illness detected in Uppsala municipality, Sweden, February 1998 through January 1999

No. of cases
in each incident No. of incidents of indicated size
(% of total incidents) Total no. of cases in
incidents of indicated size
1 183 (68) 183
2 59 (22) 118
3 11 (4) 33
4 5 (2) 20
5 3(1) 15
6 2 (<1) 12
7 2 (<1) 14
12 1 (<1) 12
13 1 (<1) 13
93
1 (<1)
93
Total
268
515

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