DHSS

New Jersey's Active Influenza-like Illness (ILI)
Surveillance Statistics
Surveillance Date - January 6, 2004

Reports were received from (166) schools from the following counties: Atlantic (7), Bergen (15), Burlington (2), Camden (3), Essex (14), Gloucester (4), Hudson (10), Hunterdon (5) Middlesex (7) Monmouth (18), Morris (19), Ocean (7), Passaic (14), Sumerset (30), Sussex (2) and Warren (9)

The reported absenteeism rate among school students 5.42%, which is the sixteenth for this school year flu season that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (49) nursing homes from the following counties: Atlantic (4), Burlington (2), Camden (3), Essex (2), Gloucester (1), Hudson (2), Hunterdon (3), Mercer (3), Middlesex (1), Monmouth (2), Morris (4), Ocean (3), Passaic (5), Sumerset (7), Sussex (1), and Warren (6).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among nursing home residents was 4.04%, which is the sixteenth report for this flu season. that started on September 23, 2003.

Reports were received from (49) hospital emergency departments from the following counties: Atlantic (2), Bergen (4), Burlington (1), Camden (3) Essex (6), Gloucester (1), Hudson (4), Hunterdon (1) Mercer (3), Middlesex (4). Monmouth (3), Morris (3), Ocean (4) Passaic (1), Somerset (1), Sussex (2), and Union (4), and Warren (2).

The reported influenza-like illness rate among Emergency Department patients was 9.78%, which is the sixteenth 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 8.39% 0.86% 9.68%
Bergen 4.20% NRNR
Burlington 5.31% 5.45% 18.45%
Camden 6.09% 4.90% 13.27%
Cape May NR NR NR
CumberlandNRNRNR
Essex 2.61% 0.00% 6.19%
Gloucester 13.59% 0.00% 0.87%
Hudson 8.13% 3.31% 12.98%
Hunterdon 3.78% 1.82% 2.90%
Mercer NR 2.6% 11.93%
Middlesex 10.11% 3.47% 10.15%
Monmouth 6.04% 13.01% 13.70%
Morris 3.84% 3.02% 3.86%
Ocean 3.87% 0.72% 15.43%
Passaic 3.08% 2.34% 3.90%
SalemNRNRNR
Somerset 5.32% 4.30% 9.24%
Sussex 5.22% XXX 18.45%
Union NR NR 6.92%
Warren 5.82% 0.71% 13.39%
NR = No Report

Last Modified: Wednesday, 11-Oct-06 16:47:33