Burden of SARS-CoV-2 infection among nursing professionals in Brazil

Roberto Carlos Lyra da Silva, Daniel Aragão Machado, Antônio Augusto de Freitas Peregrino, Cristiano Bertolossi Marta, Thiago Quinellato Louro, Carlos Roberto Lyra da Silva
2021 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Estimate the burden of SARS-CoV-2 infection among nursing professionals in Brazil. Ecological study using data from the Nursing Observatory. The weight attributed to diseases was based on the Global Disease Burden Study 2017, considering the lower respiratory infection as moderate. 7,201 records were analyzed; and, 190 deaths were recorded. The total number of years of life adjusted for disability was 5,825.35 years, with an average of 2,912.76 (95% CI 2,876.49-2,948.86). The adjusted rate per
more » ... adjusted rate per thousand professionals was 1,475.94 years for men and 674.23 years for women. SARS-CoV-2 infection in Brazil follows an upward trend in nursing and has a major impact among women, nursing technicians and younger professionals.
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2020-0783 pmid:33886840 fatcat:jxt7bxbeyjccxmt6jwdcu4x4fu