Risk Factors for Japanese encephalitis
List of Risk Factors for Japanese encephalitis
The list of risk factors mentioned for Japanese encephalitis in various sources includes:
Risk factors discussion:
Residents of rural areas in endemic locations, active duty military
deployed to endemic areas, and expatriates who visit rural areas. Japanese
encephalitis does not usually occur in urban areas (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Japanese Encephalitis: DVBID)
About risk factors:
Risk factors for Japanese encephalitis are factors that do not seem
to be a direct cause of the disease,
but seem to be associated in some way.
Having a risk factor for Japanese encephalitis
makes the chances
of getting a condition higher but does
not always lead to Japanese encephalitis.
Also, the absence of any risk factors
or having a protective factor does not necessarily
guard you against getting Japanese encephalitis.
For general information and a list of risk factors,
see the risk center.