Table 43 shows that Acute Respiratory Infection was the leading causes of morbidity since 2013 followed by Influenza-like Illnesses and Skin Diseases. It was observed that the number of morbidity cases rose by 65 percent from 2013 to 2015. As a response to this problem, the Municipal Health Office provided Information Education Campaign to prevent the major causes of morbidity in the entire municipality. (table below)

 

Table 43. Ten Leading Causes of Morbidity For The Last Three Years

Causes

Number of Cases

2013

2014

2015

1. Acute Respiratory Infection

6,330

7,236

9,780

2. Influenza-like Illnesses

56

895

771

3. Skin Infection/Diseases

326

1056

336

4. Urinary Tract Infection

30

234

234

5. Hypertension

88

333

232

6. Pneumonia

43

35

226

7. Diarrhea

240

534

216

8. Pulmonary Tuberculosis

30

226

37

9. Diseases of the Heart

28

37

24

10. Diabetes Mellitus

20

24

22

Total

7,191

10,610

11,878

Source: Municipal Health Office

Figure 17. HOSPITAL LOCATION MAP                                  Source: CLUP/ZO On-Going Updating

 

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