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Volume 24, Number 2—February 2018
Research Letter

Cysticercosis in Shandong Province, Eastern China

Gongzhen Liu, Yanshen Li, Yong Cui, Bingcheng Huang, Hongfa Wang, Yanping Chen, Jingxuan Kou, Fuyong Wang, Chongxing Zhang, Yong Huang, Yin Li, Meng Wang, Qingkuan Wei, Jin Li, Hui Sun, Kun Yin, Guihua Zhao, Yan Jiang, Xin Mao, Zhenhua YuComments to Author , and Xin LiuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Shandong Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences, and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Vector-Borne Diseases and Food-Borne Parasitic Diseases, Jining, China (G. Liu, Y. Cui, B. Huang, H. Wang, Y. Chen, J. Kou, F. Wang, C. Zhang, Y. Huang, Q. Wei, J. Li, H. Sun, K. Yin, G. Zhao, Z. Yu, X. Liu); Yantai University, Yantai, China (Yanshen Li, X. Mao); China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center, Qingdao, China (Yin Li); Qufu Normal University, Jining, China (M. Wang); The People’s Liberation Army No. 405 Hospital, Yantai (Y. Jiang)

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Cysticercosis incidence rates by sex, residence, and age group, Shandong Province, China, 1975–2014

Characteristic No. (%) patients Incidence rate, cases/1 million population (95% CI)
M 1,288 (65.98) 29.1 (27.5–30.7)
664 (34.02)
15.5 (14.4–16.7)
Rural 1,346 (68.95) 20.6 (19.5–21.7)
606 (31.05)
27.9 (25.7–30.1)
Age group, y
<1–9 94 (4.82) 6.7 (5.4–8.1)
10–19 170 (8.71) 12.5 (10.6–14.3)
20–29 410 (21.00) 26.6 (24.0–29.1)
30–39 546 (27.97) 37.2 (34.1–40.3)
40–49 409 (20.95) 32.7 (29.5–35.9)
50–59 185 (9.48) 26.0 (22.2–29.7)
>60 138 (7.07) 14.3 (11.9–16.7)

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