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Communicable Diseases: the Reporting Law & Incidence in Southeastern Kentucky . Nurse Practitioner Meeting Jenny Wiley State Park August 6, 2005 Lyle B. Snider, Ph.D. Big Sandy Regional Public Health Epidemiologist. Who Submits the Communicable Disease Reports?.

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Communicable Diseases: the Reporting Law & Incidence in Southeastern Kentucky

Nurse Practitioner Meeting

Jenny Wiley State Park

August 6, 2005

Lyle B. Snider, Ph.D.

Big Sandy Regional Public Health Epidemiologist


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Who Submits the Communicable Disease Reports? Southeastern Kentucky

  • Data on Reporting Agencies is VERY Difficult to Analyze – The Following Results Have a Large Margin of Error

  • 1,320 Cases

    • 67 Had NO Data Relating to Agency That Reported the Case

    • There Were ~1,625 Reports of the Remaining 1,250+ Cases Because Some Cases Were Reported by 2 or 3 Agencies

  • ~ 180 Agencies Reported Cases

    • ~80 Agencies Reported Only 1 Case


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6 Agencies Made Half of Reports Southeastern Kentucky

~60 Cases, (4% of Total) Were Submitted by Ambulatory Care Practices: Lexington Clinic, Louisville Community Health Centers, Pediatricians, etc.


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Is County Reporting Rate Related to Size of Hospital or Metro/Non-Metro Status?

2000 Census County Metro/Non-Metro Status & 2002 Acute Care Hospitals

Non-metro

Metro


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2004 KY Communicable Disease Case Reports Metro/Non-Metro Status?

per 100,000 Population by Largest Hospital in County

and Metro (Urban)/Non-Metro (Rural)