volume 44, issue 4, P430-435 2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0037-86822011005000044
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Introduction:The article describes the epidemiologic profile of dengue cases in Vitória, the capital of Espírito Santo, Brazil, from 2000 to 2009, aimed at identifying risk groups regarding the incidence and severity of the disease. Methods: Confirmed cases of dengue among city residents during ten years were classified as dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever, dengue shock syndrome and dengue with complications, and analyzed according to sex, age, race-color and education. Results: The proportion o…

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