Using Health-Seeking Pattern to Estimate Disease Burden from Sentinel Surveillance

Eric H.Y. Lau, Qiqi Zhang, Kin On Kwok, Irene O. Wong, Dennis K. Ip, Benjamin J. Cowling


By characterizing the health-seeking behavior of the general population, surveillance data of consultation rates could be further utilized to obtain the population and age-specific burden of disease.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *