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Volume 19, Number 9—September 2013
Perspective

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Surveillance, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012

Manish KakkarComments to Author , Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Shahid Abbas, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Tapan N. Dhole, Shaikh Shah Hossain, and Sampath K. Krishnan
Author affiliations: Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India (M. Kakkar, E.T. Rogawski, S.S. Abbas); University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (S. Chaturvedi); Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India (T.N. Dhole); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Delhi (S.S. Hossain); Office of the World Health Organization Representative to India, New Delhi (S.K. Krishnan)

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Table 2

Incidence of acute encephalitis syndrome, Kushinagar District, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011–2012*

Age, sex of population 2011 population† No. cases Incidence‡ Incidence rate ratio (95% CI)
All ages 3,560,830 721 20.2
M 1,821,242 414 22.7 1.29 (1.11–1.49)
F
1,739,588
307
17.6
1.0
0–6 y 551,467 428 77.6
M 287,672 260 90.4 1.42 (1.17–1.72)
F 263,795 168 63.7 1.0

*Based on data obtained from Baba Raghav Das Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
†From 2011 Census of India (20).
‡Per 100,000 population.

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