Objective To understand the epidemic situation of Japanese B Encephalitis （JE） in Hebei Province and provide scientific evidences for controlling JE effectively. Methods Analysis the epidemiologic characteristics of JE utilized the data from NNDRS （National Notifiable Disease Reported System）. Results The results showed that the JE morbidity appeared more downtrend from 80＇s, the incidence rate was down to 0.5/100000 in 90＇s and to 0.1/100000 lower after 2000 year. The cases were scattered but relatively distributed in middle and south area of Hebei Province. The incidence peak was during Summer and Autumn obviously, and most of the JE cases were among children under 15 years old （proportion was 55 %）. The proportion for male case were higher than females＇ and the cases occupation distribution mainly in students, peasants, children in family and children in child-care centre or Kindergarten. Conclusion The general prevention measures mainly by killing mosquito, preventing mosquito, and vaccination in JE prevention should be adopted. The main target of vaccination should be among the children under 15 years old.
Chinese Journal of Vaccines and Immunization
Japanese B Encephalitis