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Table 1 General description of HFRS and leptospirosis cases in Korea between 2001 and 2009

From: The influence of climatic factors on the development of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome and leptospirosis during the peak season in Korea: an ecologic study

  HFRS Leptospirosis
Number Incidencea/(%) P-value§ Number Incidencea/(%) P-value§
Total 2912 0.67   889 0.21  
Year 2001 293 0.62   119 0.25  
2002 301 0.63   108 0.23  
2003 362 0.76   107 0.22  
2004 336 0.70   121 0.25  
2005 328 0.68   61 0.13  
2006 355 0.73   93 0.19  
2007 362 0.75   155 0.32  
2008 311 0.64   83 0.17  
2009 264 0.54   42 0.09  
Gender Male 1687 0.77 0.096 539 0.16 0.096
Female 1225 0.57 350 0.25
Age (years) 0–9 10 0.02 0.230 1 0.00 0.230
10–19 45 0.08 5 0.01
20–29 173 0.25 29 0.04
30–39 305 0.40 53 0.07
40–49 475 0.65 92 0.13
50–59 568 1.20 160 0.34
60–69 733 2.24 300 0.92
70–79 495 2.71 212 1.16
80 & over 108 1.75 37 0.60
Provinces Seoul 199 0.22 0.242 43 0.05 0.2657
Incheon 120 0.51 12 0.05
Daejeon 38 0.29 5 0.04
Daegu 26 0.12 9 0.04
Gwangju 113 0.87 44 0.34
Ulsan 29 0.30 9 0.09
Busan 54 0.17 20 0.06
Kangwon 143 1.07b 27 0.20
Gyeonggi 483 0.51b 85 0.09
Chungbuk 171 1.27b 36 0.27b
Chungnam 455 2.61b 100 0.58b
Gyeongbuk 269 1.12b 83 0.35b
Gyeongnam 152 0.54b 43 0.15
Jeonbuk 392 2.37b 150 0.91b
Jeonnam 263 1.56b 221 1.31b
Jeju 5 0.10 2 0.04
Occupationc Agricultural and fishery workers 1118 38.39% 0.229 517 58.16% 0.243
No information 628 21.57% 128 14.40%
Unemployed 373 12.81% 114 12.82%
Housewives 255 8.76% 51 5.74%
Clerks 124 4.26% 23 2.59%
Service workers 78 2.68% 14 1.57%
Simple labor workers 76 2.61% 14 1.57%
Student 73 2.51% 10 1.12%
  1. a:/100,000/year, bprovinces selected for analysis, coccupations selected for the calculation of percentage, §Chi-square test