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Table 1 Results of an epidemiological and demographic descriptive study of confirmed cases of hantavirus in Brazil between 1993 and 2013

From: Vulnerability of Brazilian municipalities to hantavirus infections based on multi-criteria decision analysis

Epidemiological and demographic variable Number of cases Deaths Case fatality rate Incidence rate
n % n % /100,000
Region of probable infection site
 North 95 3.5 40 42.1 0.34
 Northeast 11 0.4 5 45.4 <0.01
 Southeast 423 14.2 194 45.8 0.05
 South 574 19.3 192 33.4 0.25
 Midwest 472 15.9 184 38.9 0.90
 Left blank or unknown 177 10.3 63 34.4
Infection zone
 Urban 151 8.6 60 39.7
 Rural 1261 72.0 460 36.5
 Periurban 110 6.3 48 42.7
 Left blank or unknown 230 13.1 108 51.3
Gender
 Male 1338 76.4 503 37.6 0.04
 Female 414 23.6 173 41.6 <0.01
 Left blank 0 0.0 0 0.0 <0.01
Ethnic group
 White 1047 59.8 368 35.1
 Black 91 5.2 40 44.0
 Asian 18 1.0 4 22.2
 Mixed race 363 20.7 165 45.5
 Indigenous 38 2.2 3 7.9
 Left blank 195 11.1 96 49.2
Age
 Less than 1 year 7 0.4 4 57.14 0.01
 1–4 years 6 0.3 1 16.7 <0.01
 5–9 years 20 1.1 7 35.0 0.01
 10–14 years 43 2.5 16 37.2 0.02
 15–19 years 91 5.2 58 63.7 0.03
 20–34 years 426 24.3 282 66.2 0.04
 35–49 years 662 37.8 205 31.0 0.09
 50–64 years 363 20.7 92 25.3 0.09
 65+ 134 7.6 11 8.2 0.05