Browsing by Author "Yadav, Rajpal"
Prevalence of chikungunya in the city of Ahmedabad, India, during the 2006 outbreak: a community-based study. Puwar, Tapasvi; Sheth, Jay K; Kohli, Vijay; Yadav, Rajpal (2010-12)Prevalence of chikungunya in the city of Ahmedabad, India during the 2006 outbreak was investigated to estimate the prevalence of suspected chikungunya cases to find out demographic parameters and proportion of various symptoms among suspected chikungunya cases, and to evaluate the effectiveness of control measures implemented by the public health sector. A total of 6667 people from 1301 households were surveyed. The prevalence of suspected chikungunya cases was 32.9% (31.8% – 34.2%). Prevalence was higher in females (p