Historical series of tuberculosis incidence in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil: analysis of a decade, 2010-2019
Keywords:Tuberculosis, Epidemiology, Regression Analysis, Incidence, Time Series Studies
Objective: To describe the profile of tuberculosis cases and analyze the temporal trend of the disease incidence in Santa Catarina, according to sex, from 2010 to 2019. Methods: Time series study carried out with data from the Notifiable Diseases Information System (Sinan). The Prais-Winsten regression model was used. Results: There were 16,446 new cases of tuberculosis. Most cases occurred in men (68.5%), people aged 20 to 49 years (70.3%), in Greater Florianópolis (25.1%) and in individuals with incomplete elementary school (40.0%). A decreasing trend was observed in the incidence rates of tuberculosis for men (VPA: -1.86% – 95%CI -2.68;-1.03), women (VPA: -1.92% – 95%CI -2.63;- 1.20) and both sexes (VPA: -1.77% – 95%CI -2.37;-1.17). Conclusion: In the decade analyzed, there was a significant reduction in the incidence rate of tuberculosis in Santa Catarina, in both sexes. A predominantly male profile was observed, of an economically active age and with low education.
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