DOH

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

Surveillance Date - November 18, 2003

Reports were received from (58) schools from the following counties: Burlington (2), Camden (2), Cape May (2) Essex (1), Hudson (12), Hunterdon (5), Mercer (1) Morris (14), Ocean (8), Sussex (1) and Warren (10).

The reported absenteeism rate among school students was 5.34%, which is the ninth for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (28) nursing homes from the following counties: Burlington (1), Camden (3) Cape May (3), Hudson (3), Hunterdon (3), Mercer (2), Morris (1), Ocean (6), and Warren (6).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 1.55%, which is the ninth report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (20) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Burlington (3), Camden (4), Hudson (3) Hunterdon (1), Mercer (2), Morris (2), Ocean (3), and Warren (2).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was 5.93%, which is the ninth 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

AtlanticNRNRNR
BergenNRNRNR
Burlington6.65%0.52%5.13%
Camden5.82%0.56%8.09%
Cape May4.45%1.18%NR
CumberlandNRNRNR
Essex6.17%NRNR
GloucesterNRNRNR
Hudson5.38%1.62%6.94%
Hunterdon3.83%0.26%0.00%
Mercer1.99%0.49%1.87%
MiddlesexNRNRNR
MonmouthNRNRNR
Morris3.04%0.00%1.15%
Ocean5.63%2.62%8.08%
PassaicNRNRNR
SalemNRNRNR
SomersetNRNRNR
Sussex4.29%NRNR
UnionNRNRNR
Warren9.9%5.67%13.71

 

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