Assessment of timeliness, representativeness and quality of data reported to Italy's national integrated surveillance system for acute viral hepatitis (SEIEVA)

Walter Ricciardi, Silvia Longhi, Chiara De Waure, M. E. Tosti, A. Mele, E. Franco, A. Filia

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Abstract

Periodic assessment of surveillance systems is recommended to verify whether they are appropriately monitoring the public health problem under surveillance. The aim of this study was to evaluate timeliness, data quality and representativeness of data reported to the Italian Integrated Epidemiological System for Acute Viral Hepatitis (SEIEVA).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)561-568
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Health
Volume129
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Acute Disease
  • Acute viral hepatitis
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Disease Notification
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Evaluation
  • Female
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis, Viral, Human
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Population Surveillance
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Quality
  • Representativeness
  • Risk Factors
  • Surveillance
  • Time Factors
  • Timeliness
  • Young Adult

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