DOI: 10.1590/1983-1447.2021.20190520
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Maria Eduarda de Macedo Basso, Rosemary Ferreira de Andrade, Rodrigo Luís Ferreira da Silva

Abstract: ABSTRACT Objective To characterize the temporal trend of epidemiological indicators of leprosy in the State of Amapá. Method Time series study, carried out in the Notifiable Diseases Information System. The indicators analyzed were: annual detection rate of new cases, detection rate of new cases in the population from 0 to 14 years old, rate of new cases with grade 2 of disability, proportion of new cases with grade 2 and proportion of new multibacillary cases, between 2005 and 2018. The analysis of the temp…

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