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Table 1 Number of confirmed cases, incidence rate and temporal trend of dengue in Northeastern Brazil, 2014–2017

From: Spatiotemporal dynamics, risk areas and social determinants of dengue in Northeastern Brazil, 2014–2017: an ecological study

State Number of confirmed cases Incidence rate/100 000 Trend
2014 2015 2016 2017 2014–2017 2014 2015 2016 2017 2014–2017 APC 95% CI (P-value) Trend
Maranhão 1898 5524 13 052 5526 26 000 27.70 80.01 187.69 78.94 93.83 54.40 − 48.9 to 365.4 (P = 0.2) Stationary
Piauí 6620 6485 3612 4127 20 844 207.22 202.40 112.45 128.20 162.46 − 22.60 − 32.4 to − 11.3 (P < 0.001)* Decreasing
Ceará 19 824 58 889 42 038 27 017 147 768 224.18 661.34 468.98 299.51 413.55 2.80 − 58.7 to 156.2 (P = 0.9) Stationary
Rio Grande do Norte 4442 6087 9905 1879 22 313 130.32 176.84 285.04 53.58 161.31 − 14.70 − 72.4 to 163.7 (P = 0.6) Stationary
Paraíba 3935 14 099 14 691 2723 35 448 99.77 354.94 367.33 67.64 222.37 − 9.90 − 83.8 to 399.6 (P = 0.8) Stationary
Pernambuco 6983 72 425 39 223 5671 124 302 75.27 775.00 416.81 59.86 331.41 − 14.70 − 93.0 to 943.3 (P = 0.08) Stationary
Alagoas 11 172 22 369 14 357 2807 50 705 336.33 669.54 427.42 83.15 378.47 − 37.10 − 83.7 to 142.5 (P = 0.3) Stationary
Sergipe 2074 7049 1941 353 11 417 93.44 314.28 85.67 15.43 126.62 − 50.80 − 91.3 to 179.4 (P = 0.2) Stationary
Bahia 9038 27 156 30 817 3453 70 464 59.75 178.62 201.73 22.50 115.61 − 22.50 − 88.4 to 415.5 (P = − 0.6) Stationary
Total 65 986 220 083 169 636 53 556 509 261 117.44 389.12 298.05 93.54 224.43 − 9.90 − 77.2 to 256.4 (P = 0.8) Stationary
  1. APC Annual percent change, CI Confidence interval
  2. *Statistically significant (P < 0.05)