Study on Influence Factors and Epidemiology Characteristics of Rabies Incubation Period of 138 Cases
SUN Li-mei, WU Wen-feng, XU Gui-feng, et al. (Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Maomin City, Maomin 525000, Guangdong)
Objective To study the influence factors and epidemiology characteristics of rabies incubation period so as to provide evidences for controlling rabies in Maoming. Methods Adopting the EPI data software to build a database, typing in the 138 questionnaires of rabies during the 2002～2005 period and using the SPSS 10.0 software to process the statistic analysis. Results The median incubation period of rabies was 37 days (ranging from 4 days to 2,584 days). Only the site of wound and patient age were the relative risk factors of the rabies incubation period. Conclusions The effective measures of preventing and controlling rabies are to strengthen health education, and to enhance the rates of wound disposal and prompt the vaccinations.
【CateGory Index】： R512.99