Analisi epidemiologica dei ricoveri per patologie neurologiche in Provincia di Pavia

Translated title of the contribution: Epidemiological analysis on the hospitalization from neurological diseases in the Province of Pavia (Lombardy Region, Northern Italy)

Ottavia Eleonora Ferraro, Davide Guido, Anna Verri, Paola Borrelli, Marianglea Valentina Puci, Enrico Oddone, Marco Gnesi, Maria Cristina Monti, Francesca Gigli Berzolari, Simona Villani, Carlo Cerra, Simona Migliazza, Marcello Imbriani, Gabriele Pelissero, Cristina Montomoli

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Abstract

OBJECTIVES: to evaluate time and spatial distribution of hospitalization due to neurological diseases in the province of Pavia (Lombardy Region, Northern Italy).

DESIGN: ecological study.

SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS: the study was performed on aggregate data of people residing in the province of Pavia in the period 2005-2014.

MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: hospital discharge records of neurological diseases and raw and standardized hospitalization rates.

RESULTS: hospitalization due to neurological diseases in the Province of Pavia showed a slight decreasing trend in time. For the year 2014, the spatial analysis of hospitalizations highlights excesses of risk in the Lomellina district, both in males and in females.

CONCLUSION: spatial analysis confirms previous results on specific neurological diseases and suggests more detailed analysis on hospitalization excesses in Lomellina area.

Translated title of the contributionEpidemiological analysis on the hospitalization from neurological diseases in the Province of Pavia (Lombardy Region, Northern Italy)
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)286-294
Number of pages9
JournalEpidemiologia e prevenzione
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 28 2019

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