Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008
Integrated Food Chain Surveillance System for Salmonella spp. in Mexico1
|Indicator||Yucatan, %||Sonora, %||San Luis Potosi, %||Michoacan, %|
|Population >15 y illiterate or with incomplete primary education||40.1||24.0||37.1||44.0|
|Households with no toilet or latrine||24.6||7.0||14.0||15.4|
|Households with no sewage system||40.8||20.2||37||24.4|
|Working population earning <$4 US/d||23.4||6.7||16.4||13.0|
|Average prevalence of Salmonella in retail meat||59.1||14.2||29.7||16.0|
|Average prevalence of Salmonella in diarrheal episodes||15.8||12.6||10.8||5.8|
|Average prevalence of Salmonella in asymptomatic children||11.3||4.4||2.2||1.9|
1Presented in part at the International Association for Food Protection 93rd Annual Meeting, August 13–16, 2006, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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