DOH

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

Surveillance Date - December 2, 2003

Reports were received from (158) schools from the following counties: Atlantic (17), Burlington (2), Camden (3), Cape May (7) Cumberland (5), Essex (2), Gloucester (4), Hudson (9), Hunterdon (5) Mercer (1), Middlesex (6) Monmouth (20), Morris (16), Ocean (9), Passaic (6), Salem (1) Somerset (33), Sussex (1) Union (1) and Warren (10)

The reported absenteeism rate among school students 6.26%, which is the eleventh for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (61) nursing homes from the following counties: Atlantic (4), Burlington (1), Camden (3), Cape May (4), Cumberland (3), Essex (3), Gloucester (1), Hudson (3), Hunterdon (4), Mercer (3), Middlesex (2), Monmouth (3), Morris (2), Ocean (5) and Passaic (6), Somerset (4), Sussex (2), Union (1), and Warren (7).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 4.61%, which is the eleventh report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (43) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Atlantic (2), Burlington (1), Camden (5) Cumberland (2), Gloucester (1), Hudson (3), Mercer (3), Middlesex (4) Monmouth (5), Morris (3), Ocean (2), Passaic (2), Salem (2), Somerset (1), Union (5), and Warren (2).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was 6.60%, which is the eleventh 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

7.90%

1.12%

2.56%

Bergen

NR

NR

NR

Burlington

5.71%

2.58%

0.00%

Camden

7.22%

0.93%

2.62%

Cape May

6.59%

2.62%

NR

Cumberland

14.95%

9.17%

12.62%

Essex

2.47%

1.73%

NR

Gloucester

12.16%

2.52%

2.27%

Hudson

4.53%

5.29%

11.98%

Hunterdon

3.41%

6.09%

NR

Mercer

0.08%

0.62%

%

Middlesex

8.76%

0.81%

6.11%

Monmouth

5.67%

2.60%

3.61%

Morris

8.75%

3.43%

2.08%

Ocean

6.34%

1.96%

8.63%

Passaic

7.60%

6.09%

12.31%

Salem

0.00%

NR

10.00%

Somerset

4.98%

4.0%

7.06%

Sussex

6.82%

1.49%

NR

Union

0.25%

0.0%

5.05%

Warren

4.82

4.98%

7.86%

NR = No Report

Last Modified: Thursday, 12-Jul-12 16:21:11