Decrease of Diseases, Injuries and Public Health Events of Compulsory Notification registered by the National Hospital Epidemiological Surveillance Network in Brazil during COVID-19 pandemic: a descriptive study, 2017-2020
Keywords:COVID-19, Disease’s Notification, Epidemiology, Descriptive, Health Services Research, Health Information Systems
AbstractObjective: To describe the Diseases, Injuries, and Public Health Events (DAE in Brazilian acronym) of Compulsory Notification registered by the National Hospital Epidemiological Surveillance Network (RENAVEH in Brazilian acronym), before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Descriptive ecological study, with records from the Notifiable Diseases Information System (Sinan, in Brazilian acronym) in the period of epidemiological week 01 of 2017 (January 1, 2017) to epidemiological week 52 of 2020 (December 26, 2020). Results: From 2017 to 2020, RENAVEH registered 1,258,455 DAE forms, with only 225,081 (17.9%) registrations in 2020 that represent a decrease of 146,340 records compared to 2019. The temporal analysis showed a decrease per epidemiological week of more than one thousand records in notifications since epidemiological week 12. Conclusion: There was a decrease in the compulsory notifications of DAEs registered by RENAVEH in Brazil throughout the analyzed period, with emphasis on the year 2020.
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