DOH

New Jersey's Active Influenza-like Illness (ILI)
Surveillance Statistics

Surveillance Date - October 28, 2003

Reports were received from (141) schools from the following counties: Atlantic (17) Bergen (1), Burlington (1), Camden (3), Cape May (2) Essex (10), Hudson (2), Gloucester (4) Hunterdon (3), Middlesex (6) Monmouth (21), Morris (13), Ocean (7), Passaic (7) Somerset (42),) and Warren (2).

The reported absenteeism rate among school students was 4.97%, which is the sixth for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003. 

Reports were received from (42) nursing homes from the following counties:  Atlantic (3), Burlington (1), Camden (2) Cape May (3) Essex (2) Gloucester (2), Hunterdon (3), Mercer (3), Middlesex (2) Monmouth (5) Morris (1), Ocean (4), Passaic (6), and Somerset (5).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 1.19 %, which is the sixth report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003. 

Reports were received from (30) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Atlantic (3), Camden (3), Cape May (1), Essex (3), Gloucester (1), Hunterdon (1), Mercer (4), Middlesex (4), Monmouth (1) Morris (2), Ocean (2), Passaic (3), Somerset (1), and Union (1).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was    4.15 %, which is the sixth for this flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

An update on influenza activity in the United States and worldwide can be found in the September 26, 2003 issue of the MMWR and a CDC weekly summary of influenza activity at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/flu/weekly.htm.

 

Absenteeism / Illness Rates by County

County

Schools

Nursing Homes

Emergency Departments

Atlantic

4.18%

1.15%

4.55%

Bergen

4.69%

NR

NR

Burlington

7.38%

0.00%

NR

Camden

5.14%

1.44%

1.43%

Cape May

6.00%

1.18%

9.20%

Cumberland

NR

NR

NR

Essex

5.01%

0.00%

5.71%

Gloucester

10.73%

1.29%

2.44%

Hudson

2.25%

NR

7.13%

Hunterdon

2.34%

0.36%

1.28%

Mercer

NR

0.93%

5.56%

Middlesex

5.49%

0.81%

4.87%

Monmouth

4.19%

1.71%

0.00%

Morris

2.41%

2.53%

1.69%

Ocean

5.33%

1.52%

5.30%

Passaic

4.04%

1.46%

2.60%

Salem

NR

NR

NR

Somerset

8.27%

1.43%

11.54%

Sussex

NR

NR

NR

Union

NR

NR

6.02%

Warren

7.05%

NR

NR

 NR = No Report

Last Modified: Thursday, 12-Jul-12 16:21:14