European Journal of Epidemiology

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 702–704

Influence of socio-economic and other factors on rheumatic fever occurrence

  • H. Vlajinac
  • B. Adanja
  • J. Marinković
  • M. Jarebinski
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Abstract

Conditional logistic regression analysis of case-control study data showed that the following factors were significantly related to rheumatic fever occurrence: home dampness, change of place of residence during the last 5 years, low education of mother, body weight below normal, frequent sore throat and positive family history of rheumatic fever.

Key words

Rheumatic fever Risk factors Case-control study 

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© Gustav Fischer 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Vlajinac
    • 1
  • B. Adanja
    • 1
  • J. Marinković
    • 1
  • M. Jarebinski
    • 1
  1. 1.Istitute of EpidemiologSchool of Medicine, Belgrade UniversityBEOGRADYUGOSLAVIA

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