case-fatality proportion


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the number of cases of a disease ending in death divided by the number of cases of the disease

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The overall observed case-fatality proportion of 66% in this assessment is higher than some other case-fatality estimates for this epidemic but less than those reported for many previous outbreaks of EVD (13-15).
Although we included all known deaths among persons with EVD to calculate the overall case-fatality proportion, the 58 persons who died before or shortly after detection were excluded from the analysis because comparable blood samples or reliable symptom onset dates were not available.
In our study, the 30-day case-fatality proportion (deaths from all causes) was 14%, which is similar to findings from other studies that report case-fatality rates ranging from 11% to 25% during hospitalization (3,13-16).
We calculated case-fatality proportions by dividing all deaths due to any cause within 30 days after the last CDAD-related discharge, including CDAD-related deaths, by the total number of patients discharged with a CDAD-related diagnosis.
Then, meningitis cases and meningitis deaths are calculated by using the case-fatality proportion of Hib pneumonia, the 5:1 Hib pneumonia:meningitis ratio, the Hib meningitis case-fatality proportion, and the annual number of Hib pneumonia cases.
case-fatality proportion is lower than that reported in some other countries (3).
The basic clinical features in humans include fever, headache, myalgia, and gastrointestinal symptoms, followed by noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, cardiovascular collapse, and a 40%-60% case-fatality proportion.
Finally, the case-fatality proportion (3%) was lower than what was previously reported (10%).