DOH

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

Surveillance Date - November 25, 2003

Reports were received from (45) schools from the following counties: Atlantic (14), Bergen (1), Cape May (6) Hudson (1), Morris (15), Ocean (7), and Union (1).

The reported absenteeism rate among school students was 3.9%, which is the tenth for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (15) nursing homes from the following counties: Atlantic (4), Cape May (2), Mercer (1), Morris (3), and Ocean (5).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 1.24%, which is the tenth report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (12) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Atlantic (2), Cape May (1), Mercer (3), Morris (2), Ocean (1), and Union (3).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was 5.51%, which is the tenth 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

3.59%

1.26%

4.79%

Bergen

4.24%

NR

NR

Burlington

NR

NR

NR

Camden

NR

NR

NR

Cape May

4.53%

1.77%

11.65

Cumberland

NR

NR

NR

Essex

NR

NR

NR

Gloucester

NR

NR

NR

Hudson

0.26%

NR

NR

Hunterdon

NR

NR

NR

Mercer

NR

0.00%

8.50%

Middlesex

NR

NR

NR

Monmouth

NR

NR

NR

Morris

4.42%

2.25%

0.00%

Ocean

6.76%

0.74%

8.02%

Passaic

NR

NR

NR

Salem

NR

NR

NR

Somerset

NR

NR

NR

Sussex

NR

NR

NR

Union

0.17%

NR

2.59

Warren

NR

NR

NR

NR = No Report

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