Descriptive Study of Foodborne Disease Using Case Monitoring Data in Shandong Province, China, 2016-2017

  • Guangjian WU School of Public Health, Jilin University, Changchun, China and Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China andAcademy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Liansen WANG Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Qiang WANG Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Laboratory Science, School of Medicine, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
  • Ru HAN Shandong Academy of Occupational Health and Occupational Medicine, Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences, Jinan, China
  • Jinshan ZHAO Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Zunhua CHU Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Maoqiang ZHUANG Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Yingxiu ZHANG Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Kebo WANG Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Peirui XIAO Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China and Shandong Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment, Jinan, China and Academy of Preventive Medicine, Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Ya LIU School of Public Health, Jilin University, Changchun, China
  • Zhongjun DU Mail Shandong Academy of Occupational Health and Occupational Medicine, Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences, Jinan, China
Keywords:
Foodborne diseases, Case monitoring, Surveillance, Acute gastroenteritis, Assessment

Abstract

Background: In order to generate data on the burden of foodborne diseases in Shandong Province, we aimed to use the case monitoring data of foodborne diseases from 2016 to 2017 to estimate.

Methods: Data were obtained from the foodborne disease surveillance reporting system with dates of onset from Jan 1, 2016, to Dec 31, 2017, in Shandong, China.

Results: The places of food exposure were categorized by settings as follows: private home, catering facility, collective canteens, retail markets, rural banquets and other. Exposed food is divided into 23 categories. Overall incidence rate and proportions by exposure categories, age, and sex-specific incidence rates were calculated and sex proportions compared. Approximately 75.00% of cases who had at least one exposure settings were in private homes. The most frequently reported exposed food was a variety of food (meaning more than two kinds of food). The two-year average incidence rate was 75.78/100,000, sex-specific incidence rate was much higher for females compared to males (78.23 vs. 74.69 cases per 100,000 population). An age-specific trend was observed in the cases reported (Chi-Square for linear trend, χ2=4.39, P=0.036<0.05).

Conclusion: A preliminary estimate of 14 million cases of foodborne diseases in Shandong province each year. Future studies should focus on cross-sectional and cohort studies to facilitate the assessment of the distribution and burden of foodborne disease of the population in Shandong. Considering strengthening the burden of foodborne diseases in foodborne disease surveillance is also a feasible way.

 

 

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Published
2019-04-17
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WU G, WANG L, WANG Q, HAN R, ZHAO J, CHU Z, ZHUANG M, ZHANG Y, WANG K, XIAO P, LIU Y, DU Z. Descriptive Study of Foodborne Disease Using Case Monitoring Data in Shandong Province, China, 2016-2017. Iran J Public Health. 48(4):722-729.
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